On hummingbird wings: a novel

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
2011.
Language:
English
Description
"But Mother is always dying," is Gillian Ormsby's sarcastic response when her younger, favored sister tells her that she has to go take care of their hypochondriac mother. Much against her will, since she and her mother never have gotten along, Gillian arrives in California to find the garden and yard dead, the blinds all drawn, and her mother indeed in bed--waiting to die. But when Gillian talks with the doctor, he assures her there's no medical reason behind her mother's state. Now on a mission to restore her mother to health, Gillian insists Mother get out of bed, eat, exercise and hopefully, choose to live. She also sets about reviving the garden to its former glory, enlisting the help of Adam, a handsome man who owns a family gardening business with his father. Gillian is delighted when a pair of hummingbirds appear, and her friendship with Adam grows. Soon, Mother's health improves, and one day she announces she and her friend Enzio are going on a cruise. Before Gillian has time to turn around, her mother is gone and she is left high and dry again, and wondering, what is she going to do with the rest of her own life?
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780446582117
9780446585668
9781611730821
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID f503f153-7d4c-fe15-011f-50bc38016bd8
Grouping Title on hummingbird wings
Grouping Author snelling lauraine
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-24 23:03:32PM
Last Indexed 2018-09-25 00:02:21AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Lauraine Snelling
author_display Snelling, Lauraine
available_at_catalog Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Donelson, Goodlettsville, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Inglewood, Main Kids, Main Library
collection_catalog Fiction, Large Print
detailed_location_catalog Bellevue - Adult Fiction, Donelson - Adult Fiction, Goodlettsville - Adult Large Print, Green Hills - Adult Fiction, Green Hills - Adult Large Print, Inglewood - Adult Large Print, Main Library - Adult Fiction
display_description On a mission to restore her hypochondriac mother to health, Gillian Ormsby also sets about reviving her mother's wilted garden to its former glory, enlisting the help of Adam, a handsome man who owns a family gardening business with his father.
format_catalog Book, Large Print, eBook
format_category_catalog Books, eBook
id f503f153-7d4c-fe15-011f-50bc38016bd8
isbn 9780446582117, 9780446585668, 9781611730821
item_details ils:CARL0000369292|35192041810049|Bellevue - Adult Fiction|Fiction Snellin|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||BL||, ils:CARL0000369292|35192041810056|Donelson - Adult Fiction|Fiction Snellin|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||DO||, ils:CARL0000369292|35192041810114|Main Library - Adult Fiction|Fiction Snellin|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, ils:CARL0000369292|35192041810122|Green Hills - Adult Fiction|Fiction Snellin|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GH||, ils:CARL0000373303|35192041889415|Inglewood - Adult Large Print|Fiction Snellin Large Type|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||IN||, ils:CARL0000373303|35192041889449|Goodlettsville - Adult Large Print|Fiction Snellin Large Type|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GO||, ils:CARL0000373303|35192041889456|Green Hills - Adult Large Print|Fiction Snellin Large Type|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GH||, overdrive:52b3b434-200a-469a-8f79-81ea87a2c8f2|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,Kindle Book,OverDrive Read|Available Online||||
itype_catalog , Book, Large Print Book
last_indexed 2018-09-25T05:02:21.67Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog Fiction Snellin, Fiction Snellin Large Type
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Bellevue, Bellevue Kids, Donelson, Goodlettsville, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Inglewood, Main Kids, Main Library
primary_isbn 9780446582117
publishDate 2011
record_details ils:CARL0000369292|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|FaithWords,|2011.|342 p. ; 21 cm., ils:CARL0000373303|Large Print|Books||English|Center Point Pub.,|2011.|415 p. ; 22 cm., overdrive:52b3b434-200a-469a-8f79-81ea87a2c8f2|eBook|eBook||English|FaithWords|2011|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:52b3b434-200a-469a-8f79-81ea87a2c8f2 -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000373303 35192041889456 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000373303 35192041889415 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000373303 35192041889449 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000369292 35192041810056 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000369292 35192041810122 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000369292 35192041810049 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000369292 35192041810114 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
subject_facet Christian fiction, American, Family-owned business enterprises -- Fiction, Gardens -- Fiction, Hypochondria -- Fiction, Large type books, Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
title_display On hummingbird wings : a novel
title_full On Hummingbird Wings A Novel, On hummingbird wings : a novel / Lauraine Snelling, On hummingbird wings [text (large print)] / Lauraine Snelling
title_short On hummingbird wings :
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Christian Fiction, Christian fiction, American, Family-owned business enterprises, Fiction, Gardens, Hypochondria, Large type books, Literature, Mothers and daughters