The Resource The family next door, Sally Hepworth

The family next door, Sally Hepworth

Label
The family next door
Title
The family next door
Statement of responsibility
Sally Hepworth
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Small, perfect towns often hold the deepest secrets. From the outside, Essie's life looks idyllic: a loving husband, a beautiful house in a good neighborhood, and a nearby mother who dotes on her grandchildren. But few of Essie's friends know her secret shame: that in a moment of maternal despair, she once walked away from her newborn, asleep in her carriage in a park. Disaster was avoided and Essie got better, but she still fears what lurks inside her, even as her daughter gets older and she has a second baby. When a new woman named Isabelle moves in next door to Essie, she is an immediate object of curiosity in the neighborhood. Why single, when everyone else is married with children? Why renting, when everyone else owns? What mysterious job does she have? And why is she so fascinated with Essie? As the two women grow closer and Essie's friends voice their disapproval, it starts to become clear that Isabelle's choice of neighborhood was no accident. And that her presence threatens to bring shocking secrets to light
Summary
A new mother struggling with profound depression in the aftermath of her first child's birth hides the truth about her unhappiness before forging a friendship with an unpopular single mother and renter who chose to move to the community for a secret purpose
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10624029
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hepworth, Sally
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Motherhood
  • Postpartum depression
  • Secrecy
  • Women
Target audience
adult
Label
The family next door, Sally Hepworth
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000061476596
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
441 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432845827
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)1020295332
Label
The family next door, Sally Hepworth
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000061476596
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
441 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432845827
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)1020295332

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