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The Resource Big brother : a novel, Lionel Shriver

Big brother : a novel, Lionel Shriver

Label
Big brother : a novel
Title
Big brother
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lionel Shriver
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When her massively overweight brother, a once slim, hip New York Jazz pianist, comes for a visit, Pandora is forced to choose between her exercise fanatic husband and her brother, who desperately needs her support in losing weight
Summary
A couples comfortable, if sometimes strained, routine is changed with the arrival of Pandoras big brother, Edison, who is three times the size he was when the siblings last saw each other. He is morbidly obese. Edison interjects himself into Pandoras world and forms a bond with Pandoras stepchildren, opening doors to the past and to her parents that she would rather keep shut. Determined to keep her family together, Pandora embarks on a challenge: shell find an apartment for Edison, move in with him and support him financially, but only if he loses enough weight to resemble the person he once was.
Storyline
Tone
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10181709
Cataloging source
NLC
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Shriver, Lionel
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS
Literary form
fiction
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Mendelson, Dana
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True
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  • Brothers and sisters
  • Overweight persons
  • Marriage
  • Obesity
  • Iowa
Target audience
adult
Label
Big brother : a novel, Lionel Shriver
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
20001839
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
373 pages
Isbn
9780061458576
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn813286796
  • (OCoLC)813286796
Label
Big brother : a novel, Lionel Shriver
Publication
Copyright
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
20001839
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
373 pages
Isbn
9780061458576
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn813286796
  • (OCoLC)813286796

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      4928 Milton St., Coatesville, IN, 46121, US
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