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A gate at the stairs : a novel / Lorrie Moore.

Moore, Lorrie. (Author).
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  • 32 of 33 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Benton Co PL - Fowler F MOO (Text) 34044000700177 Adult Fiction Available -
Butler PL - Butler FIC MOORE (Text) 73174005003753 Adult: Fiction Available -
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City F MOO (Text) 76893000244968 Adult Fiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola FIC MOORE (Text) 33118000135684 Adult: General Fiction Available -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville F MOORE (Text) 78321000005778 Adult Fiction Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver FICTION MOO GAT (Text) 34304000181616 Adult - Fiction Available -
Eckhart PL - Main F MOORE lorrie Gate (Text) 840191001820985 Adult Fiction - Second Floor Temporarily Unavailable -
Flora-Monroe Twp PL - Flora FIC MOO (Text) 50825010545860 Fiction Available -
Garrett PL - Garrett FIC MOO (Text) 30010170557550 Fiction Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch FIC.c Moore, Lorrie (Text) 78294000221494 Adult Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780375409288 :
  • ISBN: 0375409289
  • Physical Description: 321 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.

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"...As the United States begins gearing up for war in the Middle East, twenty-year-old Tassie Keltjin, the Midwestern daughter of a gentleman hill farmer--his 'Keltjin potatoes' are justifiably famous--has come to a university town as a college student, her brain on fire with Chaucer, Sylvia Plath, Simone de Beauvoir. Between semesters, she takes a job as a part-time nanny. The family she works for seems both mysterious and glamorous to her, and although Tassie had once found children boring, she comes to care for, and to protect, their newly adopted little girl as her own. As the year unfolds and she is drawn deeper into each of these lives, her own life back home becomes ever more alien to her: her parents are frailer; her brother, aimless and lost in high school, contemplates joining the military. Tassie finds herself becoming more and more the stranger she felt herself to be, and as life and love unravel dramatically, even shockingly, she is forever changed..."--dust cover flap.
Subject: Families > Fiction.
Nannies > Fiction.
College students > Fiction.
Genre: Bildungsromans.

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