The Resource My Latest Grievance

My Latest Grievance

Label
My Latest Grievance
Title
My Latest Grievance
Statement of responsibility
Elinor Lipman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A liberal New England college campus is a peculiar place for a girl to grow up in this "lovable, psychologically intricate [and] bittersweet farce" (The New York Times Book Review). Massachusetts, 1970s. Born to a pair of "bleeding heart" professors who live on campus as dorm parents, Frederica Hatch soon finds herself the unofficial mascot of Dewing College. Life is so ideal that by the time she becomes a teenager, Frederica finds herself chafing under the care of "the most annoyingly evenhanded parental team in the history of civilization." But she's about to learn that life isn't as simple or idyllic as it seems—even amid the manicured lawns of a small women's college like Dewing. A new dorm parent has just arrived on campus. Laura Lee French is glamorous, worldly, and the former wife of Frederica's father. Suddenly, Frederica sees her parents' lives—and by extension her own—in a whole new light. "May be Lipman's best work so far... Every page offers laugh-out-loud dialogue."—The Seattle Times
Summary
Chafing under the claustrophobic care of her liberal parents, Frederica Hatch finds her snug world transformed by Laura Lee French, a new college dorm mother who had once been married to Frederica's earnest and unglamorous father
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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141715
Cataloging source
DLC
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Lipman, Elinor
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
My Latest Grievance
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780547527147
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
My Latest Grievance
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780547527147
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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