The Resource The Dutch house : a novel, Ann Patchett

The Dutch house : a novel, Ann Patchett

Label
The Dutch house : a novel
Title
The Dutch house
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Ann Patchett
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves. The story is told by Cyril's son Danny, as he and his older sister, the brilliantly acerbic and self-assured Maeve, are exiled from the house where they grew up by their stepmother. The two wealthy siblings are thrown back into the poverty their parents had escaped from and find that all they have to count on is one another. It is this unshakeable bond between them that both saves their lives and thwarts their futures
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Patchett, Ann
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Poverty
Target audience
adult
Label
The Dutch house : a novel, Ann Patchett
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
Edition
First edition.
Extent
337 pages
Isbn
9780062963673
Lccn
2019024072
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Ownership
*
Label
The Dutch house : a novel, Ann Patchett
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
Edition
First edition.
Extent
337 pages
Isbn
9780062963673
Lccn
2019024072
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Ownership
*

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