The Resource A good enough mother, Bev Thomas

A good enough mother, Bev Thomas

Label
A good enough mother
Title
A good enough mother
Statement of responsibility
Bev Thomas
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Ruth Hartland is the director of a trauma unit, a psychotherapist with years of experience, wise and respected by her peers. But professional skill is no guard against private grief. The mother of grown twins, she is haunted by the fact that her beautiful, difficult, fragile son Tom, a boy who never "fit in," disappeared a year and a half earlier. She cannot give up hope of finding him, but feels she is living a kind of half-life, waiting for him to return. Enter a new patient, Dan--unstable and traumatized--who looks exactly like her missing son. She is determined to help him, but soon, her own complicated feelings, about the dissolution of her marriage and her family, about how she has failed her own boy, cloud her professional judgement. Boundaries she would never have crossed with another patient are crossed. And before long, events spiral out of control.... An utterly compelling pageturner with a timebomb at its core, A Good Enough Mother is a brilliant, beautiful story of mothering, and how to let go of the ones we love when we must"--
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thomas, Bev
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6120.H639
LC item number
G66 2019
Literary form
fiction
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Label
A good enough mother, Bev Thomas
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 338 pages
Isbn
9780525561255
Lccn
2018039700
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1051779090
  • (OCoLC)on1051779090
  • 1805069
Label
A good enough mother, Bev Thomas
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 338 pages
Isbn
9780525561255
Lccn
2018039700
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1051779090
  • (OCoLC)on1051779090
  • 1805069

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