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The Resource A gate at the stairs : a novel, Lorrie Moore

A gate at the stairs : a novel, Lorrie Moore

Label
A gate at the stairs : a novel
Title
A gate at the stairs
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lorrie Moore
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Language
eng
Summary
"Set just after the events of September 2001, it is a story about Tassie Keltjin, a twenty-year-old making her way in a new world and coming of age. Tassie is a 'smile-less' girl from the plains of the mid-west. She has come to a university town, her brain on fire with Chaucer, Sylvia Plath, and Simone de Beauvoir. In between semesters, she takes a part-time job as a nanny for a family that seems mysterious and glamorous to her. Though her liking for children tends to dwindle into boredom, Tassie begins to care for, and protect, their newly adopted little girl as her own. As the year unfolds, she is drawn even deeper into the world of the child and her hovering parents, and her own life back home becomes alien to her. As life reveals itself dramatically and shockingly, Tassie finds herself forever changed - less the person she once was, and more and more the stranger she feels herself to be."-- Publisher description
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UKM
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Literary form
novels
A gate at the stairs : a novel, Lorrie Moore
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A gate at the stairs : a novel, Lorrie Moore
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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
148942
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24 cm.
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Extent
321 pages
Isbn
9780571195305
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) TASP148942
  • (OCoLC)421784581
  • 148942

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