The Resource A darkness of the heart, Gail Bowen

A darkness of the heart, Gail Bowen

Label
A darkness of the heart
Title
A darkness of the heart
Statement of responsibility
Gail Bowen
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"When, at the age of fifty-eight, Joanne learns that Douglas Ellard, the reserved general practitioner whom she had grown up believing to be her father was, in fact, the best friend of her biological father, the brilliant visual artist Desmond Love, she begins to question not just who she is but what factors play a role in shaping all of us and in making us who we really are. Joanne is offered the chance to revisit her family history, when writer Roy Brodnitz, author of The Happiest Girl, a Broadway mega-hit inspired by a Desmond Love painting, approaches her with the idea of making a mini-series about the close relationship between the Ellard and Love families. Brodnitz is in town working on the film adaptation of his Broadway hit, and he and his film company soon become a significant presence in the life of Joanne's family, with results that are both life-changing and menacing. When Joanne and Zack's eighteen-year-old daughter, Taylor Shreve, develops a close friendship with the seventeen-year-old actress starring in the movie, the Shreve family is exposed to the dark side of the film industry and they uncover disturbing truths about the handsome and talented people they have invited into their lives. A darkness of the heart explores the ways in which clear vision, generosity of spirit, and a willingness to love can combat the forces in our world that seek to encroach upon innocence."--
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CaOONL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bowen, Gail
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
A Joanne Kilbourn mystery
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kilbourn, Joanne (Fictitious character)
  • Birthparents
Target audience
adult
Label
A darkness of the heart, Gail Bowen
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
271 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780771009754
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 438653
  • (HPL)295915
  • 438653
Label
A darkness of the heart, Gail Bowen
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
271 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780771009754
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 438653
  • (HPL)295915
  • 438653

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