The Resource Under one roof : lessons I learned from a tough old woman in a little old house, Barry Martin with Philip Lerman

Under one roof : lessons I learned from a tough old woman in a little old house, Barry Martin with Philip Lerman

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Under one roof : lessons I learned from a tough old woman in a little old house
Title
Under one roof
Title remainder
lessons I learned from a tough old woman in a little old house
Statement of responsibility
Barry Martin with Philip Lerman
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The inspiring true story of the bond between a feisty octogenarian and the man in charge of building an enormous shopping mall around her home. Edith Macefield achieved folk hero status in 2006 when she turned down $1 million to sell her home to make way for a commercial development in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle. It didn't matter that her tiny house was surrounded by rubble and graffiti. It was home. Barry Martin respected that, and when he took the job as construction supervisor for the shopping mall that was being erected around Edith's little house, he determined to make things as easy as he could for Edith. He gave her his cell number and told her to call if she needed anything. And she did. The day Edith asked Barry to drive her to a hair appointment, an unlikely friendship was sparked, one that changed them both forever. As Barry helps Edith through the last days of her life, she helps him deal with the effects of the Alzheimer's that is diminishing his beloved father. She learns to laugh and let go. He learns about compassion and grace--and the comparable joys of Walker's shortbread cookies"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Martin, Barry
Dewey number
  • 979.7/772044092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
F899.S453
LC item number
M335 2013
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lerman, Philip
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Macefield, Edith
  • Macefield, Edith
  • Martin, Barry
  • Older women
  • Older women
  • Real estate development
  • Ballard (Seattle, Wash.)
Label
Under one roof : lessons I learned from a tough old woman in a little old house, Barry Martin with Philip Lerman
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
262 pages
Isbn
9781250003041
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013019390
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)827256515
  • 389141
  • (OCoLC)ocn827256515
  • 389141
Label
Under one roof : lessons I learned from a tough old woman in a little old house, Barry Martin with Philip Lerman
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
262 pages
Isbn
9781250003041
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013019390
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)827256515
  • 389141
  • (OCoLC)ocn827256515
  • 389141

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