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The Resource Elizabeth is missing, Emma Healey

Elizabeth is missing, Emma Healey

Label
Elizabeth is missing
Title
Elizabeth is missing
Statement of responsibility
Emma Healey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this darkly riveting debut novel - a sophisticated psychological mystery that is also an heartbreakingly honest meditation on memory, identity, and aging - an elderly woman descending into dementia embarks on a desperate quest to find the best friend she believes has disappeared, and her search for the truth will go back decades and have shattering consequences. Maud, an aging grandmother, is slowly losing her memory - and her grip on everyday life. Yet she refuses to forget her best friend Elizabeth, whom she is convinced is missing and in terrible danger. But no one will listen to Maud - not her frustrated daughter, Helen, not her caretakers, not the police, and especially not Elizabeth's mercurial son, Peter. Armed with handwritten notes she leaves for herself and an overwhelming feeling that Elizabeth needs her help, Maud resolves to discover the truth and save her beloved friend
Summary
When Maud, an aging grandmother who is slowly losing her memory, is convinced that her best friend Elizabeth is missing and in terrible danger, she becomes obsessed with saving her beloved friend despite the fact that no one believes her
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Costa First Novel Award, 2014.
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10311626
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1985-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Healey, Emma
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3608.E2353
LC item number
E45 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Missing persons
  • Older women
  • Dementia
  • FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense
  • FICTION / Thrillers / Psychological
  • FICTION / Family Life / General
Target audience
adult
Label
Elizabeth is missing, Emma Healey
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20170992
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
303 pages
Isbn
9780062309662
Lccn
2013036932
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Elizabeth is missing, Emma Healey
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20170992
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
303 pages
Isbn
9780062309662
Lccn
2013036932
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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