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Glitter and glue: a memoir, Kelly Corrigan

Label
Glitter and glue: a memoir
Title
Glitter and glue: a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Kelly Corrigan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Kelly Corrigan was in high school, her mother neatly summarized the family dynamic as "Your father's the glitter but I'm the glue." After college, armed with a backpack, her personal mission statement, and a wad of traveler's checks, she took off for Australia to see things and do things and "become interesting." But it didn't turn out the way she pictured it. In a matter of months, her fanny pack full of savings had dwindled and she realized she needed a job. That's how Kelly met John Tanner, a newly widowed father of two looking for a live-in nanny. They chatted for an hour, discussed timing and pay, and a week later, Kelly moved in. And there, in that house in a suburb north of Sydney, her mother's voice was suddenly everywhere, nudging and advising, cautioning and directing, escorting her through a terrain as foreign as any she had ever trekked. Every day she spent with the Tanner kids was a day spent reconsidering her relationship with her mother, turning it over in her hands like a shell, straining to hear whatever messages might be trapped in its spiral. This is a book about the difference between travel and life experience, stepping out and stepping up, fathers and mothers. But mostly it's about who you admire and why, and how that changes over time
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Corrigan, Kelly
Dewey number
  • 306.874/3092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT275.C7875
LC item number
A3 2014b
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Corrigan, Kelly
  • Corrigan, Kelly
  • Corrigan, Kelly
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Young women
  • Americans
  • Young women
  • Nannies
  • Sydney (N.S.W.)
  • Corrigan, Kelly
  • Americans
  • Families
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Nannies
  • Travel
  • Young women
  • New South Wales
  • United States
Label
Glitter and glue: a memoir, Kelly Corrigan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Ballantine Books, 2014
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn868039921
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
287 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781628990423
Lccn
2013049109
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)868039921
Label
Glitter and glue: a memoir, Kelly Corrigan
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Ballantine Books, 2014
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn868039921
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
287 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781628990423
Lccn
2013049109
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)868039921

Library Locations

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