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No place like home, Mary Higgins Clark

Label
No place like home
Title
No place like home
Statement of responsibility
Mary Higgins Clark
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
Liza Barclay, aged 10, shot her mother while trying to protect her from her violent stepfather, ex-FBI agent Charley Foster. Despite her stepfather's claim that it was a deliberate act, the Juvenile Court ruled the death an accident. Many people, however, agreed with Foster and tabloids compared Liza to the infamous murderess, Lizzie Borden, pointing even to the similarity in name. Growing up with adoptive parents who tried to erase every trace of her past, her name is changed to Celia. Always, though, the fear hung over her and the family - that someday, her vengeful stepfather would reappear to harm her. Aged 25, a successful interior designer, she marries a childless sixty-year old widower and they have a son. Before their marriage, she had confided her earlier life to her husband. Two years on, on his deathbed, he tells her that he would want her to re-marry, but makes her swear never to reveal her past to anyone, so that their son would not carry the burden of this family tragedy - a promise that plunges her into a new cycle of violence.Three years later, happily re-married, Celia is shocked when her second husband presents her with a gift -- the house where she killed her mother. When the real estate agent who has made the sale recognises her and, soon after, is murdered, Celia is accused of the crime. Once again, she is home -- the place where she is stamped as a murderess
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.L287
LC item number
N6 2005
Literary form
fiction
No place like home, Mary Higgins Clark
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No place like home, Mary Higgins Clark
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
420206
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Extent
viii, 368 pages
Isbn
9780743264891
Lccn
2005042535
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) NP420206
  • 9146554
  • (DLC) 2005042535

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