The Resource The mermaid chair, Sue Monk Kidd

The mermaid chair, Sue Monk Kidd

Label
The mermaid chair
Title
The mermaid chair
Statement of responsibility
Sue Monk Kidd
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Inside the abbey of a Benedictine monastery on tiny Egret Island, just off the coast of South Carolina, resides a beautiful and mysterious chair ornately carved with mermaids and dedicated to a saint who, legend claims, was a mermaid before her conversion. Jessie Sullivan's conventional life has been "molded to the smallest space possible." So when she is called home to cope with her mother's startling and enigmatic act of violence, Jessie finds herself relieved to be apart from her husband, Hugh. Jessie loves Hugh, but on Egret Island-- amid the gorgeous marshlands and tidal creeks--she becomes drawn to Brother Thomas, a monk who is mere months from taking his final vows. What transpires will unlock the roots of her mother's tormented past, but most of all, as Jessie grapples with the tension of desire and the struggle to deny it, she will find a freedom that feels overwhelmingly right
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kidd, Sue Monk
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3611.I44
LC item number
M47 2005
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Benedictines
  • Married women
  • Catholic women
  • Spiritual life
  • Islands
  • Monks
  • South Carolina
Label
The mermaid chair, Sue Monk Kidd
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
22 cm
Extent
xi, 335 pages
Isbn
9780143036692
Lccn
2004061233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 85093
  • ocm57068819
  • 1905618
Label
The mermaid chair, Sue Monk Kidd
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
22 cm
Extent
xi, 335 pages
Isbn
9780143036692
Lccn
2004061233
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 85093
  • ocm57068819
  • 1905618

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