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The Resource The rain watcher : a novel, Tatiana de Rosnay

The rain watcher : a novel, Tatiana de Rosnay

Label
The rain watcher : a novel
Title
The rain watcher
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Tatiana de Rosnay
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Language
eng
Summary
The first new novel in four years from the beloved superstar author of Sarah's Key , a heartbreaking and uplifting story of family secrets and devastating disaster, set against a Paris backdrop, fraught with revelations, and resolutions. "Hypnotic, passionate, ominous and tender?unforgettable." ?Jenna Blum, New York Times and internationally bestselling author of Those Who Save Us Linden Malegarde has come home to Paris from the United States. It has been years since the whole family was all together. Now the Malegarde family is gathering for Paul, Linden's father's 70th birthday. Each member of the Malegarde family is on edge, holding their breath, afraid one wrong move will shatter their delicate harmony. Paul, the quiet patriarch, an internationally-renowned arborist obsessed with his trees and little else, has always had an uneasy relationship with his son. Lauren, his American wife, is determined that the weekend celebration will be a success. Tilia, Linden's blunt older sister, projects an air of false fulfillment. And Lindon himself, the youngest, uncomfortable in his own skin, never quite at home no matter where he lives?an American in France and a Frenchman in the U.S.?still fears that, despite his hard-won success as a celebrated photographer, he will always be a disappointment to his parents. Their hidden fears and secrets slowly unravel as the City of Light undergoes a stunning natural disaster, and the Seine bursts its banks and floods the city. All members of the family will have to fight to keep their unity against tragic circumstances. In this profound and intense novel of love and redemption, de Rosnay demonstrates all of her writer's skills both as an incredible storyteller but also as a soul seeker
Summary
A patriarch's birthday gathering in Paris is violently disrupted by a natural disaster, revealing to a charismatic young photographer hidden fears and secrets that test the limits of family bonds
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10732662
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B@L
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1961-
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Rosnay, Tatiana de
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9105.9.R6
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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OverDrive, Inc
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True
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  • Family secrets
  • Natural disasters
  • Photographers
  • Families
  • Electronic books
  • Paris (France)
Target audience
adult
Label
The rain watcher : a novel, Tatiana de Rosnay
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http://digitalmedia.forsythpl.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=92246369-941C-46A0-A8EE-0253C654E49B
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online resource
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9781250200020
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rdamedia
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92246369-941C-46A0-A8EE-0253C654E49B
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  • (OCoLC)1054999045
  • (OCoLC)on1054999045
Label
The rain watcher : a novel, Tatiana de Rosnay
Link
http://digitalmedia.forsythpl.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=92246369-941C-46A0-A8EE-0253C654E49B
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781250200020
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
92246369-941C-46A0-A8EE-0253C654E49B
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1054999045
  • (OCoLC)on1054999045
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