The Resource Blue stars : a novel, Emily Gray Tedrowe

Blue stars : a novel, Emily Gray Tedrowe

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Blue stars : a novel
Title
Blue stars
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Emily Gray Tedrowe
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Contributor
Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Emily Gray Tedrowe has written an extraordinary novel about ordinary people, a graceful and gritty portrayal of what it's like for the women whose husbands and sons are deployed in Iraq. BLUE STARS brings to life the realities of the modern day home front: how to get through the daily challenges of motherhood and holding down a job while bearing the stress and uncertainty of war, when everything can change in an instant. It tells the story of Ellen, a Midwestern literature professor, who is drawn into the war when her legal ward Michael enlists as a Marine; and of Lacey, a proud Army wife who struggles to pay the bills and keep things going for her son while her husband is deployed. Ellen and Lacey cope with the fear and stress of a loved one at war while trying to get by in a society that often ignores or misunderstands what war means to women today. When Michael and Eddie are injured in Iraq, Ellen and Lacey's lives become intertwined in Walter Reed Army Hospital, where each woman must live while caring for her wounded soldier. They form an alliance, and an unlikely friendship, while helping each other survive the dislocated world of the army hospital. Whether that means fighting for proper care for their men, sharing a six-pack, or coping with irrevocable loss, Ellen and Lacey pool their strengths to make it through. In the end, both women are changed, not only by the war and its fallout, but by each other. "--
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Tedrowe, Emily Gray
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3620.E4354
LC item number
B58 2015
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Female friendship
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • FICTION / Family Life
  • FICTION / War & Military
Label
Blue stars : a novel, Emily Gray Tedrowe
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Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781466854581
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D4161F93-7340-4305-B01D-382339AB49C6
System control number
(TLC)erc0000330995
Label
Blue stars : a novel, Emily Gray Tedrowe
Link
Publication
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781466854581
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D4161F93-7340-4305-B01D-382339AB49C6
System control number
(TLC)erc0000330995

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