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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library LPF MCC (Text) 33187004739773 Large Print Fiction Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library NEW LP MCC (Text) 70743000177456 Large Print Available -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library LP F MCC (Text) 70621000229202 Adult - Large Print Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781432883065
  • Physical Description: c
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, ME : Thornidke Press, 2020.

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"Lil and Frank married young, launched into courtship when they bonded over how they both--suddenly, tragically-- lost a parent when they were children. Over time, their marriage grew and strengthened, with each still wishing for so much more understanding of the parents they'd lost prematurely. Now, after many years in Boston, they've retired to North Carolina. There, Lil, determined to leave a history for their children, sifts through letters and notes and diary entries--perhaps revealing more secrets than Frank wants their children to know. Meanwhile, Frank has become obsessed with what might have been left behind at the house he lived in as a boy on the outskirts of town, where a young single mother, Shelley, is just trying to raise her son with some sense of normalcy. Frank's repeated visits to Shelley's house begin to trigger memories of her own family, memories that she'd hoped to keep buried. Because, after all, not all parents are ones you wish to remember. Hieroglyphics reveals the difficulty of ever really knowing the intentions and dreams and secrets of the people who raised you. In her deeply layered and masterful novel, Jill McCorkle deconstructs and reconstructs what it means to be a father or a mother, and what it means to be a child piecing together the world around us, a child learning to make sense of the hieroglyphics of history and memory"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Parents > Fiction.
Retirees > Fiction.
Secrecy > Fiction.
Memory > Fiction.
Spouses > Fiction.
North Carolina > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.

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