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The Resource Pieces of her : a novel, Karin Slaughter

Pieces of her : a novel, Karin Slaughter

Label
Pieces of her : a novel
Title
Pieces of her
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Karin Slaughter
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Andrea Cooper knows everything about her mother, Laura. She knows she’s spent her whole life in the small beachside town of Belle Isle; she knows she’s never wanted anything more than to live a quiet life as a pillar of the community; she knows she’s never kept a secret in her life. Because we all know our mothers, don’t we? But all that changes when a trip to the mall explodes into violence and Andrea suddenly sees a completely different side to Laura. Because it turns out that before Laura was Laura, she was someone completely different. For nearly thirty years she’s been hiding from her previous identity, lying low in the hope that no one would ever find her. But now she’s been exposed, and nothing will ever be the same again. The police want answers and Laura’s innocence is on the line, but she won’t speak to anyone, including her own daughter. Andrea is on a desperate journey following the breadcrumb trail of her mother’s past. And if she can’t uncover the secrets hidden there, there may be no future for either one of them
Summary
The daughter of a woman who has wanted nothing more than a quiet life in her small beachside home embarks on a desperate search for answers when she discovers the explosive truth about her mother's true identity
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10685216
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Slaughter, Karin
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.L275
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Violence
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Family secrets
Target audience
adult
Label
Pieces of her : a novel, Karin Slaughter
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
470 pages
Isbn
9780062430274
Lccn
2018032169
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Pieces of her : a novel, Karin Slaughter
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
470 pages
Isbn
9780062430274
Lccn
2018032169
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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