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The Dutch house [text (large print)] : a novel / Ann Patchett.

Patchett, Ann, (author.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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1 current hold with 2 total copies.

Summary:

At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves. Cyril's son Danny and his older sister Maeve are exiled from the house where they grew up by their stepmother. The two wealthy siblings are thrown back into the poverty their parents had escaped from and find that all they have to count on is one another.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cascade Locks Library LP FIC PATCHETT (Text) 33892100642934 Adult Large Print Book None 10/29/2019 Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 466 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First HarperLuxe edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2019]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves. Cyril's son Danny and his older sister Maeve are exiled from the house where they grew up by their stepmother. The two wealthy siblings are thrown back into the poverty their parents had escaped from and find that all they have to count on is one another.
Subject: Brothers and sisters > Fiction.
Dysfunctional families > Fiction.
Stepmothers > Fiction.
Poverty > Fiction.
Inheritance and succession > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.
Philadelphia (Pa.) > Fiction.
Genre: Large type books.
Domestic fiction.
Historical fiction.
Novels.

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