The Resource Happiness for beginners, Katherine Center

Happiness for beginners, Katherine Center

Label
Happiness for beginners
Title
Happiness for beginners
Statement of responsibility
Katherine Center
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A year after getting divorced, Helen Carpenter, thirty-two, lets her annoying, ten years younger brother talk her into signing up for a wilderness survival course. It's supposed to be a chance for her to pull herself together again, but when she discovers that her brother's even-more-annoying best friend is also coming on the trip, she can't imagine how it will be anything other than a disaster. Thus begins the strangest adventure of Helen's well-behaved life: three weeks in the remotest wilderness of a mountain range in Wyoming where she will survive mosquito infestations, a surprise summer blizzard, and a group of sorority girls. Yet, despite everything, the vast wilderness has a way of making Helen's own little life seem bigger, too. And, somehow the people who annoy her the most start teaching her the very things she needs to learn. Like how to stand up for herself. And how being scared can make you brave. And how sometimes you just have to get really, really lost before you can even have a hope of being found. "--
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Provided by publisher
Awards note
Readers Choice Nominee 2016.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Center, Katherine
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3603.E67
LC item number
H37 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Camping
  • Divorced women
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Self-realization in women
  • Self-actualization (Psychology) in women
  • FICTION / Contemporary Women
Label
Happiness for beginners, Katherine Center
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9781250047304
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2015001977
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)900565259
  • 533355
  • (OCoLC)ocn900565259
  • 533355
Label
Happiness for beginners, Katherine Center
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9781250047304
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2015001977
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)900565259
  • 533355
  • (OCoLC)ocn900565259
  • 533355

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