The Resource Florence Gordon, Brian Morton

Florence Gordon, Brian Morton

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Florence Gordon
Title
Florence Gordon
Statement of responsibility
Brian Morton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A wise and entertaining novel about a woman who has lived life on her own terms for seventy-five defiant and determined years, only to find herself suddenly thrust to the center of her family's various catastrophes Meet Florence Gordon: blunt, brilliant, cantankerous and passionate, feminist icon to young women, invisible and underappreciated by most everyone else. At seventy-five, Florence has earned her right to set down the burdens of family and work and shape her legacy at long last. But just as she is beginning to write her long-deferred memoir, her son Daniel returns to New York from Seattle with his wife and daughter, and they embroil Florence in their dramas, clouding the clarity of her days with the frustrations of middle-age and the confusions of youth. And then there is her left foot, which is starting to drag. With searing wit, sophisticated intelligence, and a tender respect for humanity in all its flaws, Brian Morton introduces a constellation of unforgettable characters. Chief among them, Florence, who can humble the fools surrounding her with one barbed line, but who eventually finds there are realities even she cannot outsmart"--Provided by publisher
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Title
Florence Gordon
Creator
Summary
"A wise and entertaining novel about a woman who has lived life on her own terms for seventy-five defiant and determined years, only to find herself suddenly thrust to the center of her family's various catastrophes."--
Subject
Genre
Story line
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
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Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10358046
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.O88186
LC item number
F58 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
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Brian Morton
Florence Gordon, Brian Morton
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Florence Gordon, Brian Morton
Publication
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
306 pages
Isbn
9780544309869
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014011676
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
cat13rev
System control number
  • ocn867078178
  • (OCoLC)867078178

Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, James H LarueBorrow it
      9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO, 80129, US
      39.5467303 -104.9960252
    • Douglas County Libraries, Lone TreeBorrow it
      10055 Library Way, Lone Tree, CO, 80124, US
      39.533569 -104.881522
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