The Resource A house among the trees, Julia Glass

A house among the trees, Julia Glass

Label
A house among the trees
Title
A house among the trees
Statement of responsibility
Julia Glass
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "When the revered children's book author Mort Lear dies accidentally at his Connecticut home, he leaves his property and all its contents to his trusted assistant, Tomasina Daulair, who is moved by his generosity but dismayed by the complicated and defiant directives in his will. Tommy knew Morty for more than four decades, since meeting him in a Manhattan playground when she was twelve and he was working on sketches for the book that would make him a star. By the end of his increasingly reclusive life, she found herself living in his house as confidante and helpmeet, witness not just to his daily routines but to the emotional fallout of his strange boyhood and his volatile relationship with a lover who died of AIDS. Now Tommy must try to honor Morty's last wishes while grappling with their effects on several people, including Dani Daulair, her estranged brother; Meredith Galarza, the lonely, outraged museum curator to whom Lear once promised his artistic estate; and Nicholas Greene, the beguiling British actor cast to play Mort Lear in a movie."--
  • When children's book author Mort Lear dies accidentally at his Connecticut home, he leaves his property and all its contents to his trusted assistant, Tomasina Daulair. She is moved by his generosity but dismayed by the complicated and defiant directives in his will. She had been witness not just to his daily routines but to the emotional fallout of his strange boyhood and his volatile relationship with a lover who died of AIDS. Nicholas Greene has been cast to play Lear in a movie. As he and Tommy look more closely at Morty's past they face upheavals in their wider relationships, their careers, and even their search for love
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Glass, Julia
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3607.L37
LC item number
H68 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Self-realization
  • Artists
Label
A house among the trees, Julia Glass
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn959536257
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9781101870365
Lccn
2016043794
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40027361834
System control number
(OCoLC)959536257
Label
A house among the trees, Julia Glass
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn959536257
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
352 pages
Isbn
9781101870365
Lccn
2016043794
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40027361834
System control number
(OCoLC)959536257

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