The Resource Life sentences, Laura Lippman

Life sentences, Laura Lippman

Label
Life sentences
Title
Life sentences
Statement of responsibility
Laura Lippman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Author Cassandra Fallows has achieved remarkable success by baring her life on the page. Her two widely popular memoirs continue to sell briskly, acclaimed for their brutal, unexpurgated candor about friends, family, lovers - and herself. But now, after a singularly unsuccessful stab at fiction, Cassandra believes she may have found the story that will enable her triumphant return to nonfiction."
  • "When Cassandra was a girl, growing up in a racially diverse middle-class neighborhood in Baltimore, her best friends were all black: elegant, privileged Donna; sharp, shrewd Tisha; wild and worldly Fatima. A fifth girl orbited their world - a shy, quiet, unobtrusive child named Calliope Jenkins - who, years later, would be accused of killing her infant son. Yet the boy's body was never found and Calliope's unrelenting silence on the subject forced a judge to jail her for contempt. For seven years, Calliope refused to speak and the court was finally forced to let her go. Cassandra believes this still unsolved real-life mystery, largely unknown outside Baltimore, could be her next bestseller."
  • "But her homecoming and latest journey into the past will not be welcomed by everyone, especially by her former friends, who are unimpressed with Cassandra's success - and are insistent on their own version of their shared history. And by delving too deeply into Calliope's dark secrets, Cassandra may inadvertently unearth a few of her own - forcing her to reexamine the memories she holds most precious, as the stark light of truth illuminates a mother's pain, a father's betrayal ... and what really transpired on a terrible day that changed not only a family but an entire country."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lippman, Laura
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3562.I586
LC item number
L54 2009
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women authors
  • Baltimore (Md.)
  • Women authors
  • Maryland
  • Secrecy
  • Secrets
Label
Life sentences, Laura Lippman
Link
https://archive.org/details/lifesentences01lipp
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (344 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035936370
Label
Life sentences, Laura Lippman
Link
https://archive.org/details/lifesentences01lipp
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (344 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035936370

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