The Resource Leaving the world, Douglas Kennedy

Leaving the world, Douglas Kennedy

Label
Leaving the world
Title
Leaving the world
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Kennedy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jane Howard is living in Boston, where she is a university professor and married to Theo, a brilliant but erratic man. When she falls pregnant, it is not an unwelcome surprise ; but a devastating turn of events tears her world apart, and she has no choice but to flee her comfortable life
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QGCCL
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Literary form
fiction
Leaving the world, Douglas Kennedy
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Leaving the world, Douglas Kennedy
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Aged thirteen, Jane makes a vow to herself and to her feuding parents - she will never marry, have children and lead the resentful life they chose. Years later, now a Harvard professor and living with Theo, a filmmaker, Jane falls unexpectedly pregnant. Resolved as she's been to childlessness, she begins to warm to the idea of motherhood, even with a partner who is increasingly absent. But a devastating turn of events takes the decision out of her hands in a way she could never have predicted. Her familiar world torn apart, Jane feels forced to leave her old life behind, and piece by piece begins to destroy the little that is left.She resigns from her job, cuts all ties with friends and family and moves to a place where no one will find her. Isolated, she feels she has finally succeeded in leaving her world. Yet when a young girl disappears, prompting a high-profile police investigation, Jane is drawn in. Convinced that the person at the heart of the case is much closer to her new community than anyone realises, she has to make a decision - stay hidden or bring to light a shocking truth
Control code
502622
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24 cm.
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Extent
451 pages
Isbn
9780091795788
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) NP502622
  • 12844989
  • (AuCNLKIN)000043876571

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