The Widower's Tale

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(0)
4 star
 
(1)
3 star
 
(1)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Author:
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
2010
Language:
English
Description

Seventy-year-old Percy Darling is settling happily into retirement: reading novels, watching old movies, and swimming naked in his pond. But his routines are disrupted when he is persuaded to let a locally beloved preschool take over his barn. As Percy sees his rural refuge overrun by children, parents, and teachers, he must reexamine the solitary life he has made in the three decades since the sudden death of his wife. With equal parts affection and humor, Julia Glass spins a captivating tale about a man who can no longer remain aloof from his community, his two grown daughters, or—to his great shock—the precarious joy of falling in love.

Also in this Series
More Like This
More Copies In Prospector
Loading Prospector Copies...
More Details
ISBN:
9781602859197
9780307379436
9780307751041
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID d1bff767-fa8e-729d-bad2-8b4ffc984e14
full_title widower s tale
author glass julia
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-11-24 01:50:24AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Julia Glass
author_display Julia Glass
available_at_catalog Huron Street
detailed_location_catalog Huron Street - Large Print - Fiction
display_description

Seventy-year-old Percy Darling is settling happily into retirement: reading novels, watching old movies, and swimming naked in his pond. But his routines are disrupted when he is persuaded to let a locally beloved preschool take over his barn.
As Percy sees his rural refuge overrun by children, parents, and teachers, he must reexamine the solitary life he has made in the three decades since the sudden death of his wife. With equal parts affection and humor, Julia Glass spins a captivating tale about a man who can no longer remain aloof from his community, his two grown daughters, or—to his great shock—the precarious joy of falling in love.

format_catalog Large Print, eAudiobook, eBook
format_category_catalog Audio Books, Books, eBook
id d1bff767-fa8e-729d-bad2-8b4ffc984e14
isbn 9780307379436, 9780307751041, 9781602859197
item_details ils:816372|978092|Huron Street - Large Print - Fiction|LP FIC GLASS i|Large Print|Books|1|false|false|||||On Shelf||ng||, overdrive:7d9b1ca0-c9a6-4af0-bba8-0bc14c87e7c0|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|1|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||, overdrive:d9620cf8-f528-49ba-b5a3-16392ff4f224|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,OverDrive Read,Kindle Book|Available Online||||
itype_catalog
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog LP FIC GLASS i
owning_library_catalog All Anythink Libraries
owning_location_catalog Huron Street
primary_isbn 9781602859197
publishDate 2010
record_details ils:816372|Large Print|Books||English|Center Point Pub.,|2010.|679 p. (large print) ; 22 cm., overdrive:7d9b1ca0-c9a6-4af0-bba8-0bc14c87e7c0|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Books on Tape|2010|, overdrive:d9620cf8-f528-49ba-b5a3-16392ff4f224|eBook|eBook||English|Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group|2010|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog ils:816372|978092|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, overdrive:7d9b1ca0-c9a6-4af0-bba8-0bc14c87e7c0|-1|Available Online|Available Online|false|true|true|false|false|false||||, overdrive:d9620cf8-f528-49ba-b5a3-16392ff4f224|-1|Available Online|Available Online|false|true|true|false|false|false||||
subject_facet Ecoterrorism -- Fiction, Family secrets -- Fiction, Grandsons -- Fiction, Large type books, Love stories, New England -- Fiction, Preschools -- Fiction, Widowers -- Fiction
title_display The Widower's Tale
title_full The Widower's Tale, The widower's tale [text (large print)] / Julia Glass
title_short The Widower's Tale
title_sub
topic_facet Ecoterrorism, Family secrets, Fiction, Grandsons, Large type books, Literature, Preschools, Romance, Widowers