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The Resource Afterlife : a novel, by Julia Alvarez

Afterlife : a novel, by Julia Alvarez

Label
Afterlife : a novel
Title
Afterlife
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Julia Alvarez
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Antonia Vega, the immigrant writer at the center of Afterlife, has had the rug pulled out from under her. She has just retired from the college where she taught English when her beloved husband, Sam, suddenly dies. And then more jolts: her bighearted but unstable sister disappears, and Antonia returns home one evening to find a pregnant, undocumented teenager on her doorstep. Antonia has always sought direction in the literature she loves--lines from her favorite authors play in her head like a soundtrack--but now she finds that the world demands more of her than words. Afterlife is a compact, nimble, and sharply droll novel. Set in this political moment of tribalism and distrust, it asks: What do we owe those in crisis in our families, including--maybe especially--members of our human family? How do we live in a broken world without losing faith in one another or ourselves? And how do we stay true to those glorious souls we have lost?"--Publisher's website
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alvarez, Julia
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3551.L845
LC item number
A69 2021
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Authors
  • Widows
  • Grief
  • Illegal aliens
  • Responsibility
Label
Afterlife : a novel, by Julia Alvarez
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1160166941
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
269 pages
Isbn
9781643751368
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1160166941
Label
Afterlife : a novel, by Julia Alvarez
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1160166941
Dimensions
18 cm
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
269 pages
Isbn
9781643751368
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1160166941

Library Locations

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      42.557534 -71.1639979
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