The Resource Pretending to dance, Diane Chamberlain

Pretending to dance, Diane Chamberlain

Label
Pretending to dance
Title
Pretending to dance
Statement of responsibility
Diane Chamberlain
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Molly Arnette is very good at keeping secrets. She and her husband live in San Diego, where they hope to soon adopt a baby. But the process terrifies her. As the questions and background checks come one after another, Molly worries that the truth she's kept hidden about her North Carolina childhood will rise to the surface and destroy not only her chance at adoption, but her marriage as well. She ran away from her family twenty years ago after a shocking event left her devastated and distrustful of those she loved: Her mother, the woman who raised her and who Molly says is dead but is very much alive. Her birth mother, whose mysterious presence raised so many issues. The father she adored, whose death sent her running from the small community of Morrison Ridge. Now, as she tries to find a way to make peace with her past and embrace a future filled with promise, she discovers that even she doesn't know the truth of what happened in her family of pretenders. Told with Diane Chamberlain's compelling prose and gift for deft exploration of the human heart, Pretending to Dance is an exploration of family, lies, and the complexities of both"--
  • "Molly Arnette is very good at keeping secrets. She lives in San Diego with a husband she adores, and they are trying to adopt a baby because they can't have a child on their own. But the process of adoption brings to light many questions about Molly's past and her family-the family she left behind in North Carolina twenty years before. The mother she says is dead but who is very much alive. The father she adored and whose death sent her running from the small community of Morrison's Ridge. Her own birth mother whose mysterious presence in her family raised so many issues that came to a head. The summer of twenty years ago changed everything for Molly and as the past weaves together with the present story, Molly discovers that she learned to lie in the very family that taught her about pretending. If she learns the truth about her beloved father's death, can she find peace in the present to claim the life she really wants?"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chamberlain, Diane
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.H2485
LC item number
P74 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Family secrets
  • Adoption
Label
Pretending to dance, Diane Chamberlain
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
ocn913470029
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9781250010742
Lccn
2015025328
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781250010742
System control number
(OCoLC)913470029
Label
Pretending to dance, Diane Chamberlain
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
ocn913470029
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9781250010742
Lccn
2015025328
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781250010742
System control number
(OCoLC)913470029

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