The Resource Good graces, Lesley Kagen, (electronic resource)

Good graces, Lesley Kagen, (electronic resource)

Label
Good graces
Title
Good graces
Statement of responsibility
Lesley Kagen
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Whistling in the Dark captivated readers with the story of ten-year-old Sally O'Malley and her sister, Troo, during Milwaukee's summer of 1959. The novel became a New York Times bestseller and was named a Midwest Honor Award winner. In Good Graces, it's one year later, and a heat wave has everyone in the close-knit Milwaukee neighborhood on edge. None more so than Sally O'Malley, who remains deeply traumatized by the sudden death of her daddy and her near escape from a murderer and molester the previous summer. Although outwardly she and her sister, Troo, are more secure, Sally's confidence in her own judgment and much of her faith have been whittled away. When a series of disquieting events unfold in the neighborhood, such as a string of home burglaries, the escape from reform school of a nemesis, and the mysterious disappearance of an orphan-crimes that may involve the increasingly rebellious Troo-Sally is called upon to rise above her inner demons. She made a deathbed promise to her daddy to keep Troo safe, a promise she can't break, even if her life depends on it. But when events reach a crisis point, will Sally have the courage and discernment to make the right choices? Or will her false assumptions lead her and those she loves into danger once again? Lesley Kagen's gift for imbuing her child narrators with compelling authenticity shines as never before in Good Graces, a novel told with sensitivity, wit, and warmth
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Midwest
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Kagen, Lesley
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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Read by the author
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  • Sisters
  • Summer
  • Milwaukee (Wis.)
Target audience
adult
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Label
Good graces, Lesley Kagen, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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digital storage
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Control code
MWT11399087
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 58 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9780792780700
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11399087
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11399087
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Good graces, Lesley Kagen, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11399087
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 58 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780792780700
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11399087
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11399087
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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