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The Resource The ex-suicide : a Mountain Brook novel, Katherine Clark

The ex-suicide : a Mountain Brook novel, Katherine Clark

Label
The ex-suicide : a Mountain Brook novel
Title
The ex-suicide
Title remainder
a Mountain Brook novel
Statement of responsibility
Katherine Clark
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Ex-Suicide, Katherine Clark's fourth Mountain Brook novel, is a satirical comedy of manners about a prominent Alabama family living across the street from the Birmingham Country Club. The house happens to be where the writer Walker Percy lived as a child with his family until his father committed suicide in the attic with a shotgun. The only son of the current residents, Hamilton "Ham" Whitmire has several Ivy League degrees as well as a generous trust fund but is striving mainly to be an "ex-suicide," as defined by Percy's writings. As a result of Ham's intellectual aspirations and philosophical principles, and thanks to his trust fund, he has succeeded only in figuring out what he does not want to do with his life. Unfortunately this comprises just about all known occupations, but especially any involving the family business, which his imperious, society-matron mother insists he take over from his aging father"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962 November 11-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clark, Katherine
Dewey number
813/.6
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3603.L36485
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Story River books
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • FICTION
  • LITERARY COLLECTIONS
  • Families
  • Alabama
  • FICTION / General
Label
The ex-suicide : a Mountain Brook novel, Katherine Clark
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
971615749
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611177770
Lccn
2017005609
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)971615749
Label
The ex-suicide : a Mountain Brook novel, Katherine Clark
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
971615749
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781611177770
Lccn
2017005609
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)971615749

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