The Resource Commonwealth, Ann Patchett

Commonwealth, Ann Patchett

Label
Commonwealth
Title
Commonwealth
Statement of responsibility
Ann Patchett
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
#1 New York Times Bestseller The acclaimed, bestselling author-winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize-tells the enthralling story of how an unexpected romantic encounter irrevocably changes two families' lives. One Sunday afternoon in Southern California, Bert Cousins shows up at Franny Keating's christening party uninvited. Before evening falls, he has kissed Franny's mother, Beverly-thus setting in motion the dissolution of their marriages and the joining of two families. Spanning five decades, Commonwealth explores how this chance encounter reverberates through the lives of the four parents and six children involved. Spending summers together in Virginia, the Keating and Cousins children forge a lasting bond that is based on a shared disillusionment with their parents and the strange and genuine affection that grows up between them. When, in her twenties, Franny begins an affair with the legendary author Leon Posen and tells him about her family, the story of her siblings is no longer hers to control. Their childhood becomes the basis for his wildly successful book, ultimately forcing them to come to terms with their losses, their guilt, and the deeply loyal connection they feel for one another. Told with equal measures of humor and heartbreak, Commonwealth is a meditation on inspiration, interpretation, and the ownership of stories. It is a brilliant and tender tale of the far-reaching ties of love and responsibility that bind us together
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Patchett, Ann
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Family secrets
Target audience
adult
Label
Commonwealth, Ann Patchett
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12457849?utm_source=MARC
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Publication
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online resource
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Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
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Content type MARC source
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Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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12457849
Publisher number
MWT12457849
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Commonwealth, Ann Patchett
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12457849?utm_source=MARC
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12457849
Publisher number
MWT12457849
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(MWT)MWT12457849
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
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