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The Resource Summer hours at the Robbers Library : a novel, Sue Halpern

Summer hours at the Robbers Library : a novel, Sue Halpern

Label
Summer hours at the Robbers Library : a novel
Title
Summer hours at the Robbers Library
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Sue Halpern
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"People are drawn to libraries for all kinds of reasons. Most come for the books themselves, of course; some come to borrow companionship. For head librarian Kit, the public library in Riverton, New Hampshire, offers what she craves most: peace. Here, no one expects Kit to talk about the calamitous events that catapulted her out of what she thought was a settled, suburban life. She can simply submerge herself in her beloved books and try to forget her problems. But that changes when fifteen-year-old, home-schooled Sunny gets arrested for shoplifting a dictionary. The judge throws the book at Sunny--literally--assigning her to do community service at the library for the summer. Bright, curious, and eager to connect with someone other than her off-the-grid hippie parents, Sunny coaxes Kit out of her self-imposed isolation. They're joined by Rusty, a Wall Street high-flyer suddenly crashed to earth. In this little library that has become the heart of this small town, Kit, Sunny, and Rusty are drawn to each other, and to a cast of other offbeat regulars. As they come to terms with how their lives have unraveled, they also discover how they might knit them together again and finally reclaim their stories." -- Amazon.com
Summary
A head librarian who would leave behind the painful realities of her suburbia past unexpectedly bonds with a teenager performing community service, a disgruntled former Wall Street high flyer and other offbeat regulars who encourage her out of her self-imposed isolation. By the author of <i>A Dog Walked Into a Nursing Home</i>. 20,000 first printing.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2018.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2018.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10619932
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Halpern, Sue,
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3608.A549
LC item number
S86 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage girls
  • Middle-aged women
  • Intergenerational relations
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
  • Libraries
  • New Hampshire
Summary expansion
ATLAS
Target audience
adult
Label
Summer hours at the Robbers Library : a novel, Sue Halpern
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21294528
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
368 pages
Isbn
9780062834065
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)1023628625
Label
Summer hours at the Robbers Library : a novel, Sue Halpern
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21294528
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
368 pages
Isbn
9780062834065
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)1023628625

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