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Barcode31662001644657
LocationWinamac
TitleHieroglyphics / Jill McCorkle. Large print. Ed
AuthorMcCorkle, Jill, author.
Call NoLP FIC MCC
CollectionAdult Large Print Fiction
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International Standard Book Number 9781432883065 (hardcover)
Personal Name McCorkle, Jill, author.
Title Statement Hieroglyphics / Jill McCorkle.
Edition Statement Large print.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice Watervill : Thornidke Press, 2020.
Physical Description 453 pages ;;
Content Type text txt rdacontent
Media Type unmediated n rdamedia
Carrier Type volume nc rdacarrier
Summary, Etc. "Lil and Frank married young, launched into courtship when they bonded over how they both--suddenly, tragically-- lost a parent when they were children. Over time, their marriage grew and strengthened, with each still wishing for so much more understanding of the parents they'd lost prematurely. Now, after many years in Boston, they've retired to North Carolina. There, Lil, determined to leave a history for their children, sifts through letters and notes and diary entries--perhaps revealing more secrets than Frank wants their children to know. Meanwhile, Frank has become obsessed with what might have been left behind at the house he lived in as a boy on the outskirts of town, where a young single mother, Shelley, is just trying to raise her son with some sense of normalcy. Frank's repeated visits to Shelley's house begin to trigger memories of her own family, memories that she'd hoped to keep buried. Because, after all, not all parents are ones you wish to remember. Hieroglyphics reveals the difficulty of ever really knowing the intentions and dreams and secrets of the people who raised you. In her deeply layered and masterful novel, Jill McCorkle deconstructs and reconstructs what it means to be a father or a mother, and what it means to be a child piecing together the world around us, a child learning to make sense of the hieroglyphics of history and memory"-- Provided by publisher.
Location LP FIC MCC 31662001644657

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