|Grouped Work ID||d4fd68f3-81cb-58bb-3a9c-e1f9090edad7|
|Grouping Title||sights unseen|
|Grouping Author||gibbons kaye|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-01-15 22:47:54PM|
|Last Indexed||2019-01-15 23:36:07PM|
|available_at_catalog||Annex, Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids|
|detailed_location_catalog||Annex - Adult Fiction, Bellevue - Adult Fiction, Green Hills - Adult Fiction|
The bestselling author of Charms for the Easy Life reads "her best novel since Ellen Foster."
Kaye Gibbons' award-winning novels of Southern family life have won rave reviews coast to coast. Now, she tells the "story of family dislocation and crisis in restrained prose of unflinching clarity, with a honing eye for the small domestic details that conjure a time, place and emotional atmosphere." (Publishers Weekly)
To the people of Bend of the River Road, Maggie Barnes is "the Barnes woman with all the problems." To her family, she is the unpredictable wife, elusive mother, and adored daughter-in-law, and to her maid, Pearl, she is the mistress who must be cared for like a child.
Between the suicidal lows and delirious highs, young Hattie Barnes struggles to find a place in her mother's heart. She observes her mother's vain attempts at normalcy, and then watches as she is driven off to the hospital psychiatric ward. Only later will Hattie discover the deep-seated hopes and fears of the woman she loves unconditionally, and her inevitable connection to her family's past.
In heartfelt and potent prose, through Hattie's hushed voice, Sights Unseen tells the story of a troubled relationship and the courage it takes to see it through.
|format_category_catalog||Audio Books, Books, eBook|
|isbn||9780380726813, 9780380729722, 9780399139864, 9780743587402, 9780792760931|
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|owning_library_catalog||Nashville Public Library|
|owning_location_catalog||Annex, Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids|
|publishDate||1995, 2008, 2012|
|record_details||ils:CARL0000073665|Book|Books||English|G.P. Putnam's Sons,|c1995.|209 p. ; 21 cm., overdrive:119240b0-ed42-4b1a-9244-648d17b6de8a|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|BBC Audiobooks America|2008|, overdrive:ddd92693-2b1d-4ea1-a6cc-892ed8d41f0d|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Simon & Schuster Audio|2012||
|subject_facet||Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, North Carolina -- Fiction|
|title_full||Sights Unseen, Sights unseen / Kaye Gibbons|
|topic_facet||Fiction, Literature, Mothers and daughters|