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Bettyville : a memoir / George Hodgman.

Hodgman, George. (Author).

Available copies

  • 27 of 27 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 27 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main 92 HOD (Text) 36803000941836 BIOGRAPHY Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown 92 HODGMAN (Text) 79361000092482 Adult Nonfiction - Biography Available -
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City 306.87 Hod (Text) 76893000257276 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola 306.874 HOD (Text) 33118000169725 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton B HODGMAN (Text) 36806002053831 BIOGRAPHY 2ND FLOOR Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver 308.874 HOD (Text) 34304000787532 Adult - Nonfiction Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville 306.874 Hod (Text) 32604000203671 DCTPLD AD Non-Fiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 920 HOD (Text) 33187003868714 Nonfiction Reshelving -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg BIO HODGMAN (Text) 32826012097887 Adult Biography Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 306.874 HOD (Text) 36626103630604 Adult Nonfiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525427209
  • ISBN: 9780143107880 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 278 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, 2015.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "When George Hodgman leaves Manhattan for his hometown of Paris, Missouri, he finds himself--an unlikely caretaker and near-lethal cook--in a head-on collision with his aging mother, Betty, a woman of wit and will. Will George lure her into assisted living? When hell freezes over. He can't bring himself to force her from the home both treasure--the place where his father's voice lingers, the scene of shared jokes, skirmishes, and, behind the dusty antiques, a rarely acknowledged conflict: Betty, who speaks her mind but cannot quite reveal her heart, has never really accepted the fact that her son is gay. As these two unforgettable characters try to bring their different worlds together, Hodgman reveals the challenges of Betty's life and his own struggle for self-respect, moving readers from their small town-crumbling but still colorful-to the star-studded corridors of Vanity Fair"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Hodgman, George.
Adult children of aging parents > United States > Biography.
Caregivers > United States > Biography.
Aging parents > Care > United States.
Mothers and sons > United States.
Sons > Family relationships > United States.
Gay men > Family relationships > United States.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Editors, Journalists, Publishers.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Eldercare.
MEDICAL / Caregiving.

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