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Bettyville : a memoir / George Hodgman.

Hodgman, George, (author.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library LPNF 920 HOD (Text) 33187004118317 Large Print Nonfiction Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library LP 362.69 HOD (Text) 70743000148892 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Perry Co PL - Bookmobile B362.69 HOD (Text) 70621000557894 BKM-Large Print Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781410480422 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 1410480429 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 479 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Large Print Edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville : Thorndike Press, 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published: New York : Viking, 2015.
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.
Genre: Large type books.

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