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The Resource The helpline : a novel, Katherine Collette

The helpline : a novel, Katherine Collette

Label
The helpline : a novel
Title
The helpline
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Katherine Collette
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Germaine Johnson doesn't need friends. She has her work and her Sudoku puzzles. Until, that is, an incident at her insurance company leaves her jobless--and it turns out that there are very few openings these days for senior mathematicians with zero people skills. Soon enough though, Germaine manages to secure a position at City Hall answering calls on the Senior Citizens Helpline. But it turns out that the mayor has something else in mind for Germaine: a secret project involving the troublemakers at the senior citizens center and their feud with the neighboring golf club--which happens to be run by the dashing yet disgraced national Sudoku champion, Don Thomas, a celebrity of the highest order to Germaine. Don and the mayor want the senior center closed down and at first, Germaine is dedicated to helping them out--it makes sense mathematically, after all. But when Germaine actually gets to know the group of elderly rebels at the senior center, they open her eyes to a life outside of boxes and numbers and for the first time ever, Germaine realizes she may have miscalculated. Filled with an eccentric, totally unique, and (occasionally) cranky cast of characters you can't help but love, The Helpline is a feel-good page-turner that will make you reexamine what it means to lead a happy life--and is bound to capture your heart along the way"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1981-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Collette, Katherine
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women mathematicians
  • Older people
  • Mayors
  • Hotlines (Counseling)
Target audience
adult
Label
The helpline : a novel, Katherine Collette
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Australia : Text Publishing Company, 2018
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9781982111335
Lccn
2018058750
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Ownership
*
System control number
  • 3572980
  • 1962656
  • 465906
Label
The helpline : a novel, Katherine Collette
Publication
Note
Originally published: Australia : Text Publishing Company, 2018
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9781982111335
Lccn
2018058750
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Ownership
*
System control number
  • 3572980
  • 1962656
  • 465906

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