The Resource Henry's sisters, Cathy Lamb

Henry's sisters, Cathy Lamb

Label
Henry's sisters
Title
Henry's sisters
Statement of responsibility
Cathy Lamb
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Ever since the Bommarito sisters were little girls, their mother, River, has written them a letter on pink paper when she has something especially important to impart. And this time, the message is urgent and impossible to ignore--River requires open-heart surgery, and Isabelle and her sisters are needed at home to run the family bakery and take care of their brother and ailing grandmother. Isabelle has worked hard to leave Trillium River, Oregon, behind as she travels the globe taking award-winning photographs. It's not that Isabelle hates her family. On the contrary, she and her sisters Cecilia, an outspoken kindergarten teacher, and Janie, a bestselling author, share a deep, loving bond. And all of them adore their brother, Henry, whose disabilities haven't stopped him from helping out at the bakery and bringing good cheer to everyone in town. But going home again has a way of forcing open the secrets and hurts that the Bommaritos would rather keep tightly closed--Isabelle's fleeting and too-frequent relationships, Janie's obsessive compulsive disorder, and Cecilia's self-destructive streak and grief over her husband's death. Working together to look after Henry and save their flagging bakery, Isabelle and her sisters begin to find answers to questions they never knew existed, unexpected ways to salve the wounds of their childhoods, and the courage to grasp surprising new chances at happiness. Poignant, funny, and as irresistible as one of the Bommarito sisters' delicious giant cupcakes, Henry's Sisters is a novel about family and forgiveness, about mothers and daughters, and about gaining the wisdom to look ahead while still holding tight to everything that matters most"--Publisher's web site
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lamb, Cathy
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3612.A5445
LC item number
H46 2009
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Families
  • Family secrets
Label
Henry's sisters, Cathy Lamb
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes discussion questions
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
ocn298183258
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
439 pages
Isbn
9780758229540
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009279568
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)298183258
Label
Henry's sisters, Cathy Lamb
Publication
Note
Includes discussion questions
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
ocn298183258
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
439 pages
Isbn
9780758229540
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009279568
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)298183258

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