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The Resource Three story house : a novel, Courtney Miller Santo

Three story house : a novel, Courtney Miller Santo

Label
Three story house : a novel
Title
Three story house
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Courtney Miller Santo
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Renovating an historic Memphis house together, three cousins discover that their spectacular failures in love, career, and family provide the foundation for their future happiness in this warm and poignant novel from the author of The Roots of the Olive Tree that is reminiscent of The Postmistress, The Secret Life of Bees, and Kristin Hannah's novels. Nearing thirty and trying to avoid the inescapable fact that they have failed to live up to everyone's expectations and their own aspirations, cousins and childhood best friends Lizzie, Elyse, and Isobel seek respite in an oddly-shaped, three-story house that sits on a bluff sixty feet above the Mississippi. As they work to restore the almost condemned house, each woman faces uncomfortable truths about their own failings. Lizzie seeks answers to a long-held family secret about her father in her grandmother's jumble of mementos and the home's hidden spaces. Elyse's obsession with an old flame leads her to a harrowing mistake that threatens to destroy her sister's wedding, and Isobel's quest for celebrity tempts her to betray confidences in ways that would irreparably damage her two cousins. Told in three parts from the perspective of each of the women, this sharply observed account of the restoration of a house built out of spite, but filled with memories of love is also an account of friendship and how relying on each other's insights and strengths provides the women a way to get what they need instead of what they want"--
  • "Three cousins discover that their spectacular failures in love, career and family provide the foundation for their future happiness as they renovate an historic Memphis house together in this warm and poignant novel reminiscent of The Postmistress and The Secret Life of Bees"--
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Santo, Courtney Miller,
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cousins
  • Female friendship
  • Dwellings
  • Self-realization in women
  • FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • FICTION / Family Life
  • FICTION / Literary
  • Cousins
  • Dwellings
  • Female friendship
  • Self-realization in women
  • Memphis (Tenn.)
  • Tennessee
Label
Three story house : a novel, Courtney Miller Santo
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
879467891
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
378 pages, 28 pages
Isbn
9780062130549
Lccn
2014007549
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)879467891
Label
Three story house : a novel, Courtney Miller Santo
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
879467891
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
378 pages, 28 pages
Isbn
9780062130549
Lccn
2014007549
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)879467891

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