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The Dutch house : a novel / Ann Patchett.

Patchett, Ann, (author.). Hanks, Tom, (narrator.).

Available copies

  • 0 of 1 copy available at New Castle Public Library.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Lawrence County Federated Library System.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
New Castle Public Library CD Patchett (UNABR) (Text) 31902005369491 NWCM Audiobooks Checked Out 05/27/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062963727
  • ISBN: 0062963724
  • Physical Description: 8 audio discs (10 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Harper Collins Publishers, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Compact discs.
Participant or Performer Note:
Performed by Tom Hanks.
Summary, etc.:
At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves. The story is told by Cyril's son Danny, as he and his older sister, the brilliantly acerbic and self-assured Maeve, are exiled from the house where they grew up by their stepmother. The two wealthy siblings are thrown back into the poverty their parents had escaped from and find that all they have to count on is one another. It is this unshakable bond between them that both saves their lives and thwarts their futures.
Subject: Brothers and sisters > Fiction.
Inheritance and succession > Fiction.
Dysfunctional families > Fiction.
Stepmothers > Fiction.
Families > Pennsylvania > Fiction.
Philadelphia (Pa.) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Pennsylvania > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Poverty > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Historical fiction.
Audiobooks.

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