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The Resource The story of Arthur Truluv : a novel, Elizabeth Berg

The story of Arthur Truluv : a novel, Elizabeth Berg

Label
The story of Arthur Truluv : a novel
Title
The story of Arthur Truluv
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Berg
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"For the past six months, Arthur Moses's days have looked the same: He tends to his rose garden and to Gordon, his cat, then rides the bus to the cemetery to visit his beloved late wife for lunch. The last thing Arthur would imagine is for one unlikely encounter to utterly transform his life. Eighteen-year-old Maddy Harris is an introspective girl who visits the cemetery to escape the other kids at school. One afternoon she joins Arthur--a gesture that begins a surprising friendship between two lonely souls. Moved by Arthur's kindness and devotion, Maddy gives him the nickname "Truluv." As Arthur's neighbor Lucille moves into their orbit, the unlikely trio band together and, through heartache and hardships, help one another rediscover their own potential to start anew. Wonderfully written and full of profound observations about life, The Story of Arthur Truluv is a beautiful and moving novel of compassion in the face of loss, of the small acts that turn friends into family, and of the possibilities to achieve happiness at any age."--Dust jacket flap
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Summary
Arthur meets Maddy when he’s visiting his dead wife in the cemetery; he eats lunch there every day. Maddy is a high school senior who’s got a hopeless crush on a jerk. Warm-hearted Arthur reaches out to Maddy in a totally open way, as Maddy’s parents seem uninvolved at best. The Story of Arthur Truluv is one of those rare coming-of-age novels that is just as much about the end of life as it is about growing up. -- Michelle Beckes for LibraryReads
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Loan Stars Favourites, 2017
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10563858
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.E6996
LC item number
S76 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Story of Arthur Truluv
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
Label
The story of Arthur Truluv : a novel, Elizabeth Berg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
5872149
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
222 pages
Isbn
9781400069903
Lccn
2016047564
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn966632666
  • (OCoLC)966632666
Label
The story of Arthur Truluv : a novel, Elizabeth Berg
Publication
Copyright
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
5872149
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
222 pages
Isbn
9781400069903
Lccn
2016047564
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn966632666
  • (OCoLC)966632666

Library Locations

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