The Resource Don't put the boats away, Ames Sheldon

Don't put the boats away, Ames Sheldon

Label
Don't put the boats away
Title
Don't put the boats away
Statement of responsibility
Ames Sheldon
Title variation
Do not put the boats away
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the aftermath of World War II, the members of the Sutton family are reeling from the death of their "golden boy," Eddie. Over the next twenty-five years, they all struggle with loss, grief, and mourning. Daughter Harriet and son Nat attempt to fill the void Eddie left behind: Harriet becomes a chemist despite an inhospitable culture for career women in the 1940s and '50s, hoping to move into the family business in New Jersey, while Nat aims to be a jazz musician. Both fight with their autocratic father, George, over their professional ambitions as they come of age. Their mother, Eleanor, who has PTSD as a result of driving an ambulance during the Great War, wrestles with guilt over never telling Eddie about the horrors of war before he enlisted. As the members of the family attempt to rebuild their lives, they pay high prices, including divorce and alcoholism--but in the end, they all make peace with their losses, each in his or her own way. - p. 4 of cover
Cataloging source
SPP
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Sheldon, Ames
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grief
  • Bereavement
Label
Don't put the boats away, Ames Sheldon
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9781631526022
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1112250965
  • 978227
  • (OCoLC)on1112250965
  • 978227
Label
Don't put the boats away, Ames Sheldon
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9781631526022
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1112250965
  • 978227
  • (OCoLC)on1112250965
  • 978227

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