The Resource We are all welcome here : a novel, Elizabeth Berg, (electronic resource)

We are all welcome here : a novel, Elizabeth Berg, (electronic resource)

Label
We are all welcome here : a novel
Title
We are all welcome here
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Berg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Three women are each struggling against overwhelming odds for her own kind of freedom. It is the summer of 1964. In Tupelo, Mississippi, the town of Elvis's birth, tensions are mounting over civil-rights demonstrations occurring ever more frequently--and violently--across the state. But in Paige Dunn's small, ramshackle house, there are more immediate concerns. Challenged by the effects of the polio she contracted during her last month of pregnancy, Paige is nonetheless determined to live as normal a life as possible and to raise her daughter, Diana, in the way she sees fit--with the support of her tough-talking black caregiver, Peacie. Diana is trying in her own fashion to live a normal life. As a fourteen-year-old, she wants to make money for clothes and magazines, to slough off the authority of her mother and Peacie, to figure out the puzzle that is boys, and to escape the oppressiveness she sees everywhere in her small town. What she can never escape, however, is the way her life is markedly different from others'. Nor can she escape her ongoing responsibility to assist in caring for her mother. Paige Dunn is attractive, charming, intelligent, and lively, but her needs are great--and relentless. As the summer unfolds, hate and adversity will visit this modest home. Despite the difficulties thrust upon them, each of the women will find her own path to independence, understanding, and peace. And Diana's mother, so mightily compromised, will end up giving her daughter an extraordinary gift few parents could match
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Berg, Elizabeth
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.E6996
LC item number
W4 2007eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poliomyelitis
  • African American caregivers
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Teenage girls
  • Caregivers
  • Self-realization in women
  • African Americans
  • Race relations
  • Civil rights movements
  • Tupelo (Miss.)
Label
We are all welcome here : a novel, Elizabeth Berg, (electronic resource)
Link
http://vpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=03E6816B-A848-4E6D-A789-477A6C1664C8
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Ballantine Books trade pbk. edition
Extent
xv, 206 pages
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780345500069
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 3373702
  • ocn295017438
  • (OCoLC)295017438
Label
We are all welcome here : a novel, Elizabeth Berg, (electronic resource)
Link
http://vpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=03E6816B-A848-4E6D-A789-477A6C1664C8
Publication
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Ballantine Books trade pbk. edition
Extent
xv, 206 pages
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780345500069
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 3373702
  • ocn295017438
  • (OCoLC)295017438

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