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The Resource Hieroglyphics

Hieroglyphics

Label
Hieroglyphics
Title
Hieroglyphics
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Subject
Summary
“Hieroglyphics is a novel that tugs at the deepest places of the human soul—a beautiful, heart-piercing meditation on life and death and the marks we leave on this world. It is the work of a wonderful writer at her finest and most profound.”—Jessica Shattuck, author of The Women in the Castle After many years in Boston, Lil and Frank have retired to North Carolina. The two of them married young, having bonded over how they both—suddenly, tragically—lost a parent when they were children. Now, Lil has become deter­mined to leave a history for their own kids. She sifts through letters and notes and diary entries, uncovering old stories—and perhaps revealing more secrets than Frank wants their children to know. Meanwhile, Frank has become obsessed with the house he lived in as a boy on the outskirts of town, where a young single mother, Shelley, is now raising her son. For Shelley, Frank’s repeated visits 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. Empathetic and profound, this novel from master storyteller Jill McCorkle deconstructs and reconstructs what it means to be a father or a mother, and to be a child trying to know your parents—a child learning to make sense of the hieroglyphics of history and memory
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McCorkle, Jill
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Literature
  • Fiction
Label
Hieroglyphics
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:3fa9d976-eddc-4a8d-b3fc-0fcdaadbb3fb
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781643750538
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Hieroglyphics
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:3fa9d976-eddc-4a8d-b3fc-0fcdaadbb3fb
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781643750538
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Charleston County Public Library - MainBorrow it
      68 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC, 29401, US
      32.7883294 -79.9309573
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