The Resource We could be beautiful : a novel, Swan Huntley, (electronic resource)

We could be beautiful : a novel, Swan Huntley, (electronic resource)

Label
We could be beautiful : a novel
Title
We could be beautiful
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Swan Huntley
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A spellbinding psychological debut novel, Swan Huntley's We Could Be Beautiful is the story of a wealthy woman who has everything?and yet can trust no one. Catherine West has spent her entire life surrounded by beautiful things. She owns an immaculate Manhattan apartment, she collects fine art, she buys exquisite handbags and clothing, and she constantly redecorates her home. And yet, despite all this, she still feels empty. She sees her personal trainer, she gets weekly massages, and occasionally she visits her mother and sister on the Upper East Side, but after two broken engagements and boyfriends who wanted only her money, she is haunted by the fear that she'll never have a family of her own. One night, at an art opening, Catherine meets William Stockton, a handsome man who shares her impeccable taste and love of beauty. He is educated, elegant, and even has a personal connection?his parents and Catherine's parents were friends years ago. But as he and Catherine grow closer, she begins to encounter strange signs, and her mother, Elizabeth (now suffering from Alzheimer's), seems to have only bad memories of William as a boy. In Elizabeth's old diary she finds an unnerving letter from a former nanny that cryptically reads: "We cannot trust anyone . . . " Is William lying about his past? And if so, is Catherine willing to sacrifice their beautiful life in order to find the truth? Featuring a fascinating heroine who longs for answers but is blinded by her own privilege, We Could Be Beautiful is a glittering, seductive, utterly surprising story of love, money, greed, and family
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
B@L
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Huntley, Swan
Dewey number
813/.6
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3608.U5958
LC item number
W4 2015ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Cassandra Campbell
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Campbell, Cassandra
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  • Socialites
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Socialites
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Label
We could be beautiful : a novel, Swan Huntley, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn952503020
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780735208209
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
EDA9FB04-A5FF-4AAC-98AC-2768206214AD
System control number
(OCoLC)952503020
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Tape width
not applicable
Label
We could be beautiful : a novel, Swan Huntley, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn952503020
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780735208209
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
EDA9FB04-A5FF-4AAC-98AC-2768206214AD
System control number
(OCoLC)952503020
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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