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The Resource Man at the helm : a novel, Nina Stibbe

Man at the helm : a novel, Nina Stibbe

Label
Man at the helm : a novel
Title
Man at the helm
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Nina Stibbe
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Born into a posh family, ten-year old Lizzie Vogel has lived a charmed life thus far, with a big sister who knows everything, a cute baby brother, and a full-time housekeeper who bakes jam tarts. But when, in 1970, Lizzie's father abandons her mother and packs his ex-family off to the tiny village of Flatstone, life for the Vogels veers catastrophically off-course. The new neighbors disapprove of divorcees and fatherless children, and Lizzie's theatrical mother provides constant grist for the gossip mill, letting the laundry pile up like Mount Sinai and spending her days drinking whiskey, popping pills and writing plays about how sad she is. Before long the family is shunned by village society. Deciding that only a "man at the helm" will restore order to their household, Lizzie and her sister take it upon themselves to secure a new husband for their mother. As the two girls make their way down a list of candidates that includes a charming con-artist, an idiotic vicar, and several married men, Lizzie confronts the downright craziness of grown-up love and learns that sometimes a family needs to veer catastrophically off-course in order to find true happiness"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stibbe, Nina
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6119.T525
LC item number
M33 2015
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage girls
  • Divorced women
  • Leicestershire (England)
  • Village communities
  • England
Label
Man at the helm : a novel, Nina Stibbe
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain by the Penguin Group, August 2014"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn885092603
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9780316286671
Lccn
2014020467
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)885092603
Label
Man at the helm : a novel, Nina Stibbe
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Great Britain by the Penguin Group, August 2014"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn885092603
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
310 pages
Isbn
9780316286671
Lccn
2014020467
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)885092603

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