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The Resource Blueprints : a novel, Barbara Delinsky

Blueprints : a novel, Barbara Delinsky

Label
Blueprints : a novel
Title
Blueprints
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Delinsky
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Some women are born with an instinct for knowing how things work -and what to do when they break. Caroline MacAfee is a skilled carpenter, her daughter Jamie, a talented architect. Together they are the faces of Gut It!, a home renovation series on local public television. Caroline takes pride in her work, and in the way she connects with the show's audience. But when she is told the network wants her daughter to replace her as host-the day after Caroline's fifty-sixth birthday-she is devastated. The fallout couldn't come at a worse time. For Jamie, life changes overnight when, soon after learning of the host shift, her father and his new wife die in a car accident that orphans their two-year-old son. Accustomed to organization and planning, she is now grappling with a toddler who misses his parents, a fiance who doesn't want the child, a staggering new attraction, and a work challenge that, if botched, could undermine the future of both MacAfee Homes and Gut It! For Caroline, hosting Gut It! is part of her identity. Facing its loss, she feels betrayed by her daughter and old in the eyes of the world. Her ex-husband's death thrusts her into the role of caregiver to his aging father. And then there's Dean, a long-time friend, whose efforts to seduce her awaken desires that have been dormant for so long that she feels foreign to herself. Who am I? Both women ask, as the blueprints they've built their lives around suddenly need revising. While loyalties shift, decisions hover, and new relationships tempt, their challenge comes not only in remaking themselves, but in rebuilding their relationship with each other"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.E4427
LC item number
B58 2015
Literary form
fiction
Label
Blueprints : a novel, Barbara Delinsky
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
bl2015024430
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (408 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781466878853
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0016085876
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Blueprints : a novel, Barbara Delinsky
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
bl2015024430
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (408 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781466878853
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0016085876
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

Library Locations

    • San Mateo County LibraryBorrow it
      San Mateo, CA, US
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