The Resource Mother Land, Paul Theroux

Mother Land, Paul Theroux

Label
Mother Land
Title
Mother Land
Statement of responsibility
Paul Theroux
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"To those in her Cape Cod town, Mother is an exemplar of piety, frugality, and hard work. To her husband and seven children, she is the selfish, petty tyrant of Mother Land. She excels at playing her offspring against each other. Her favorite, Angela, died in childbirth; only Angela really understands her, she tells the others. The others include the officious lawyer, Fred; the uproarious professor, Floyd; a pair of inseparable sisters whose devotion to Mother has consumed their lives; and JP, the narrator, a successful writer whose work she disparages. As she lives well past the age of 100, her brood struggles with and among themselves to shed her viselike hold on them ... is a piercing portrait of how a parent’s narcissism impacts a family .. an engrossing, heartbreaking, and often funny saga of a vast family that bickers, colludes, connives, and ultimately overcomes the painful ties that bind them"--Publisher's description
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3570.H4
LC item number
M63 2017
Literary form
fiction
Mother Land, Paul Theroux
Label
Mother Land, Paul Theroux
Publication
Note
"An Eamon Dolan book."
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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
ocn984514496
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
509 pages
Isbn
9780618839322
Lccn
2016478476
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)984514496

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