The Resource Reconstructing Amelia, Kimberly McCreight

Reconstructing Amelia, Kimberly McCreight

Label
Reconstructing Amelia
Title
Reconstructing Amelia
Statement of responsibility
Kimberly McCreight
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Kate is in the middle of the biggest meeting of her career when she gets the telephone call from Grace Hall, her daughter's exclusive private school in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Amelia has been suspended, effective immediately, and Kate must come get her daughter now. But Kate's stress over leaving work quickly turns to panic when she arrives at the school and finds it surrounded by police officers, fire trucks, and an ambulance. By then it's already too late for Amelia. And for Kate. An academic overachiever despondent over getting caught cheating has jumped to her death. At least that is the story Grace Hall tells Kate. And clouded as she is by her guilt and grief, it is the one she forces herself to believe. Until she gets an anonymous text: She didn't jump. The novel is about secret first loves, old friendships, and an all-girls club steeped in tradition. But, most of all, it's the story of how far a mother will go to vindicate the memory of a daughter whose life she couldn't save
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCreight, Kimberly
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.C38645
LC item number
R43 2013b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Private schools
  • Cheating (Education)
  • Suicide
  • Guilt
Label
Reconstructing Amelia, Kimberly McCreight
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
382 p.
Isbn
9780062225436
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn795757518
  • (OCoLC)795757518
Label
Reconstructing Amelia, Kimberly McCreight
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
382 p.
Isbn
9780062225436
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn795757518
  • (OCoLC)795757518

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