The Resource The invited, Jennifer McMahon

The invited, Jennifer McMahon

Label
The invited
Title
The invited
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer McMahon
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1924, a young mother, Hattie Breckenridge, is hanged from a tree in her yard by the town mob, accused of a crime that was actually committed by her daughter. Nearly a century later, a young married couple, Helen and Nate abandon the comforts of suburbia to begin the ultimate, aspirational do-it-yourself project: building the house of their dreams on the same forty-four acres of rural land where Hattie once lived. When they discover that this charming property has a dark and violent past, Helen, a former history teacher, becomes consumed by Hattie's story and the tragic legend of her descendants, three generations of "Breckenridge women," each of whom died amid suspicion, and who seem to still be seeking something elusive and dangerous in the present day
Summary
When an inspired effort to build her dream home is overshadowed by discoveries about her rural property's violent past, a former history teacher becomes obsessed with the stories of three generations of local women who died under suspicious circumstances
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
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10764074
Cataloging source
TEFBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
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McMahon, Jennifer
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Treasure-troves
  • Haunted houses
  • Witches
  • Missing persons
Target audience
adult
Label
The invited, Jennifer McMahon
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
000065206196
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
556 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781984883223
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
The invited, Jennifer McMahon
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
000065206196
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
556 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781984883223
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print

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