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The Dutch House: a novel
(Playaway)

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Published:
Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC, [2019].
Format:
Playaway
Edition:
Unabridged.
ISBN:
9781987186741, 1987186745
Physical Desc:
1 audio media player (approximately 10 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Status:
1 copy, 4 people are on the wait list.
Description

"At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to build an immense 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 of Philadelphia. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves. The story is told by Cyril's son, Danny, as he and his older sister, the brilliantly acerbic and self-assured Maeve, are exiled by their stepmother from the house where they grew up. 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 each other. It is this unshakable bond that both saves their lives and thwarts their futures. Set over the course of five decades, The Dutch House is a dark fairy tale about two smart people who cannot overcome their past. Despite every outward sign of success, Danny and Maeve are only truly comfortable when they're together. Throughout their lives they return to the well-worn narrative of what they've lost with humor and rage. But when at last they're forced to confront the people who left them behind, the relationship between an indulged brother and his ever-protective sister is finally tested."--

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Title from container.
General Note
"HD."
General Note
"Light."
General Note
"Harper Audio."
General Note
Previously released by Harper Collins Publishers, ℗2019.
General Note
Release date supplied by publisher.
General Note
Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
General Note
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening.
Participants/Performers
Performed by Tom Hanks.
Description
"At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to build an immense 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 of Philadelphia. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves. The story is told by Cyril's son, Danny, as he and his older sister, the brilliantly acerbic and self-assured Maeve, are exiled by their stepmother from the house where they grew up. 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 each other. It is this unshakable bond that both saves their lives and thwarts their futures. Set over the course of five decades, The Dutch House is a dark fairy tale about two smart people who cannot overcome their past. Despite every outward sign of success, Danny and Maeve are only truly comfortable when they're together. Throughout their lives they return to the well-worn narrative of what they've lost with humor and rage. But when at last they're forced to confront the people who left them behind, the relationship between an indulged brother and his ever-protective sister is finally tested."--,Provided by publisher.
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Patchett, A., & Hanks, T. (2019). The Dutch House: a novel. Unabridged. Solon, Ohio: Findaway World, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Patchett, Ann and Tom, Hanks. 2019. The Dutch House: A Novel. Solon, Ohio: Findaway World, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Patchett, Ann and Tom, Hanks, The Dutch House: A Novel. Solon, Ohio: Findaway World, LLC, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Patchett, Ann,, and Tom Hanks. The Dutch House: A Novel. Unabridged. Solon, Ohio: Findaway World, LLC, 2019.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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