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The Testament of Harold's Wife : A Novel

Label
The Testament of Harold's Wife : A Novel
Title
The Testament of Harold's Wife
Title remainder
A Novel
Statement of responsibility
Lynne Hugo
Title variation
testament of Harolds wife
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After losing her husband, Harold, and her beloved grandson, Cody, within the past year, Louisa has two choices. She can fade away on her Indiana family farm, where her companionship comes courtesy of her ageing chickens and an argumentative cat. Or, she can concoct A Plan. Louisa, a retired schoolteacher who's as smart, sassy and irreverent as ever, isn't the fading away type. The drunk driver who killed Cody got off scot-free by lying about a deer on the road. Harold had tried to take matters into his own hands, but was thwarted by Gus, the local sheriff. Now Louisa decides to take up Harold's cause, though it will mean outsmarting Gus, who's developed an unwelcome crush on her, and staying ahead of her adult son who's found solace in a money-draining cult and terrible art. Louisa's love of life is rekindled as the spring sun warms her cornfields and she goes into action. But even the most Perfect Plans can go awry. A wounded buck, and a teenage boy on the land she treasures help Louisa see that the enduring beauty of the natural world and the mystery of human connection are larger than revenge ... and so is justice
Summary
When a drunk driver is released after causing an accident that ended her grandson's life, a sassy retired schoolteacher takes up her husband's vigilante campaign to exact justice, much to the chagrin of the smitten local sheriff
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10738639
Cataloging source
BT
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Hugo, Lynne
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Literature
  • Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The Testament of Harold's Wife : A Novel
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Contents
Fiction
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
[367] pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432854881
Physical substance
Hardback.
Specific material designation
large print
Label
The Testament of Harold's Wife : A Novel
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Contents
Fiction
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
[367] pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432854881
Physical substance
Hardback.
Specific material designation
large print

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