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The Resource Mystery ride, Robert Boswell

Mystery ride, Robert Boswell

Label
Mystery ride
Title
Mystery ride
Statement of responsibility
Robert Boswell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Robert Boswell, author of the highly acclaimed Crooked Hearts, has now written a thoughtful, funny, and penetrating portrait of a modern American family that explores the breaches and bonds between husbands and wives, parents and children, and introduces one of the most antic teenagers since Holden Caulfield. Dulcie is Southern California fifteen, rebellious and charming, willful and guileless - she can't stand her mother and thinks her father is a hick. She despises
  • School, likes to get high, and enjoys making other people squirm in response to her pranks. Angela (Dulcie's mother) is approaching forty and feels her life spinning out of control. Her husband is having an affair and her daughter disappears at odd hours of the night. Exhausted with worry over just about everything, Angela decides to enlist the help of her ex-husband in dealing with Dulcie. Stephen, quiet and introspective, is still in love with Angela, but he has
  • Managed, slowly, to move on without her. When she calls to announce that she is driving Dulcie to the small Iowa farm - where the family began and after five years fell apart - Stephen becomes obsessed by what Angela's reaction will be to the house, which he has kept exactly the same since she left. Gently, imperceptibly, Boswell leads us into a maze of family dynamics where the reader is entranced and frequently surprised - and experiences flashes of recognition at
  • Every turn
Cataloging source
DLC
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1953-
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Boswell, Robert
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Farm life
  • Teenage girls
  • Marriage
  • Farm life
Label
Mystery ride, Robert Boswell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Borzoi book."--T.p. verso
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
25369870
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
333 pages
Isbn
9780679412922
Lccn
92004495
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)1490720
Label
Mystery ride, Robert Boswell
Publication
Note
"A Borzoi book."--T.p. verso
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
25369870
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
333 pages
Isbn
9780679412922
Lccn
92004495
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)1490720

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