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The Resource Certain women, Madeleine L'Engle

Certain women, Madeleine L'Engle

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Certain women
Title
Certain women
Statement of responsibility
Madeleine L'Engle
Title variation
Certain women
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Emma Wheaton has interrupted her successful stage career to attend her dying father, David Wheaton. The legendary actor is obsessed with an unfinished play about the Old Testament King David written by Emma's estranged husband. As his family - itself of biblical proportions, because David Wheaton has had nine wives and eleven children - gathers, the stories of both Davids and their women are simultaneously woven together and unraveled. For Emma, being with her extended
  • family brings back memories both painful and healing, and confronting her own tumultuous past helps her understand the effect her father's life has had on them all. As David Wheaton faces his approaching death, Emma grapples with her future. Steeped in the modern world of the theater and the ancient world of prophets and kings, Madeleine L'Engle's latest novel examines the lot of mothers and wives and daughters. Certain Women shows her intimate knowledge of theatrical
  • life, resolves a long-held fascination with King David, and continues her exploration of biblical matters
Summary
As David Wheaton's enormous family gathers around his deathbed, Emma Wheaton, his actress daughter, compares her father's life with a play about the Old Testament King David written by her estranged husband
Storyline
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
040432
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Certain women, Madeleine L'Engle
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
Control code
ocm24468415
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9780374120252
Lccn
91034048
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)24468415
  • (Sirsi) a172044
Label
Certain women, Madeleine L'Engle
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm24468415
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9780374120252
Lccn
91034048
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)24468415
  • (Sirsi) a172044

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