The Resource Little sister, Barbara Gowdy

Little sister, Barbara Gowdy

Label
Little sister
Title
Little sister
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Gowdy
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Thunderstorms are rolling across the summer sky. Every time one breaks, Rose Bowan loses consciousness and has vivid, realistic dreams about being in another woman's body. Is Rose merely dreaming? Or is she, in fact, inhabiting a stranger? Disturbed yet entranced, she sets out to discover what is happening to her, leaving the cocoon of her family's small repertory cinema for the larger, upended world of someone wildly different from herself. Meanwhile her mother is in the early stages of dementia, and has begun to speak for the first time in decades about another haunting presence: Rose's younger sister. In Little Sister, one woman fights to help someone she has never met, and to come to terms with a death for which she always felt responsible. With the elegant prose and groundbreaking imagination that have earned her international acclaim, Barbara Gowdy explores the astonishing power of empathy, the question of where we end and others begin, and the fierce bonds of motherhood and sisterhood
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gowdy, Barbara
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dementia
  • Empathy
Label
Little sister, Barbara Gowdy
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
299 pages
Isbn
9781941040607
Lccn
2016056178
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1550963
  • (OCoLC)960280374
  • 1527855
  • (OCoLC)ocn960280374
  • 1527855
  • 1550963
  • 1550963
Label
Little sister, Barbara Gowdy
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
299 pages
Isbn
9781941040607
Lccn
2016056178
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1550963
  • (OCoLC)960280374
  • 1527855
  • (OCoLC)ocn960280374
  • 1527855
  • 1550963
  • 1550963

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