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The Resource The undertaker's wife, Loren D. Estleman

The undertaker's wife, Loren D. Estleman

Label
The undertaker's wife
Title
The undertaker's wife
Statement of responsibility
Loren D. Estleman
Title variation
undertakers wife
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The undertaker's wife waits; she weaves; she builds. The undertaker practices the Dismal Trade with consummate skill. He transforms the ugliness of death into a thing of dignity and beauty. Now the undertaker is called to disguise suicide of a famous financier
Member of
Summary
Revolutionizing traditional mortuary practices, Richard Connable develops a method of preserving the human dignity of the deceased. His wife Lucy struggles to keep their marriage whole as she stands by his side and supports him while he builds a reputation and becomes the premier undertaker for the rich and powerful. But when Richard is called from retirement to discretely disguise the suicide of an important American financier, Lucy sets out on a secret mission too
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Spur Award for Best Western Novel (Short Novel), 2006.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
140348
Cataloging source
NOV
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Estleman, Loren D
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print western
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Married women
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Undertakers and undertaking
  • Capitalists and financiers
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
  • Suicide victims
Target audience
adult
Label
The undertaker's wife, Loren D. Estleman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20000660
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
425 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410456281
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
The undertaker's wife, Loren D. Estleman
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20000660
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
425 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410456281
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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