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The children's crusade : a novel, Ann Packer

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The children's crusade : a novel
Title
The children's crusade
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Ann Packer
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Language
eng
Summary
From the New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of The Dive From Clausen's Pier, a sweeping, masterful new novel that explores the secrets and desires, the remnant wounds and saving graces of one California family, over the course of five decades. Bill Blair finds the land by accident, three wooded acres in a rustic community south of San Francisco. The year is 1954, long before anyone will call this area Silicon Valley. Struck by a vision of the family he has yet to create, Bill buys the property on a whim. In Penny Greenway he finds a suitable wife, a woman whose yearning attitude toward life seems compelling and answerable, and they marry and have four children. Yet Penny is a mercurial housewife, at a time when women chafed at the conventions imposed on them. She finds salvation in art, but the cost is high. Thirty years later, the three oldest Blair children, adults now and still living near the family home, are disrupted by the return of the youngest, whose sudden presence and all-too-familiar troubles force a reckoning with who they are, separately and together, and set off a struggle over the family's future. One by one, the siblings take turns telling the story--Robert, a doctor like their father; Rebecca, a psychiatrist; Ryan, a schoolteacher; and James, the malcontent, the problem child, the only one who hasn't settled down--their narratives interwoven with portraits of the family at crucial points in their history
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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1959-
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Packer, Ann
Dewey number
813/.54
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not applicable
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LC call number
PS3566.A315
LC item number
C55 2015ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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PerformerNote
Read by Frederick Weller, Cotter Smith, Thomas Sadoski, Marin Ireland and Santino Fontana
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1976-
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  • Weller, Frederick
  • Smith, Cotter
  • Sadoski, Thomas
  • Ireland, Marin
  • Fontana, Santino
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  • Adult children of dysfunctional families
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Family secrets
  • Women artists
  • Families
  • San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Target audience
adult
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The children's crusade : a novel, Ann Packer
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online resource
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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ocn904704707
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (13 hr., 15 min., 50 sec.))
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online
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9781442383883
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other
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68BBD4FC-7ACD-4C08-B7A2-02D0788C0519
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(OCoLC)904704707
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Label
The children's crusade : a novel, Ann Packer
Link
Publication
Note
This is an OverDrive title
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn904704707
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (13 hr., 15 min., 50 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781442383883
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not applicable
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not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
Other physical details
digital
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
68BBD4FC-7ACD-4C08-B7A2-02D0788C0519
System control number
(OCoLC)904704707
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not applicable
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