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Autumn Laing, Alex Miller

Label
Autumn Laing
Title
Autumn Laing
Statement of responsibility
Alex Miller
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Autumn Laing seduces Pat Donlon with her pearly thighs and her lust for life and art. In doing so she not only compromises the trusting love she has with her husband, Arthur, she also steals the future from Pat's young and beautiful wife, Edith, and their unborn child. Fifty-three years later, cantankerous, engaging, unrestrainable 85-year-old Autumn is shocked to find within herself a powerful need for redemption. As she begins to tell her story, she writes, 'They are all dead and I am old and skeleton-gaunt. This is where it began...' Written with compassion and intelligence, this energetic, funny and wise novel peels back the layers of storytelling and asks what truth has to do with it. Autumn Laing is an unflinchingly intimate portrait of a woman and her time - she is unforgettable
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
A823.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Autumn Laing, Alex Miller
Label
Autumn Laing, Alex Miller
Publication
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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
Contents
Autumn Laing seduces Pat Donlon with her pearly thighs and her lust for life and art. In doing so she not only compromises the trusting love she has with her husband, Arthur, she also steals the future from Pat's young and beautiful wife, Edith, and their unborn child. Fifty-three years later, cantankerous, engaging, unrestrainable 85-year-old Autumn is shocked to find within herself a powerful need for redemption. As she begins to tell her story, she writes, 'They are all dead and I am old and skeleton-gaunt. This is where it began...' Written with compassion and intelligence, this energetic, funny and wise novel peels back the layers of storytelling and asks what truth has to do with it. Autumn Laing is an unflinchingly intimate portrait of a woman and her time - she is unforgettable
Control code
ocn751281615
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Dimensions
23 cm.
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Extent
452 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781742378510
Isbn Type
(hbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Note
Kotui multi-version record.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) TG247581
  • (OCoLC)751281615

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