The Resource Don't you ever : my mother and her secret son, Mary Carter Bishop, (electronic resource)

Don't you ever : my mother and her secret son, Mary Carter Bishop, (electronic resource)

Label
Don't you ever : my mother and her secret son
Title
Don't you ever
Title remainder
my mother and her secret son
Statement of responsibility
Mary Carter Bishop
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
While applying for a passport as an adult, Mary Carter Bishop made a shocking discovery: she had a secret half brother. Her mother told Mary Carter that the abandoned by was a "youthful mistake" from an encounter with a married man. Nine years later, Mary Carter tracked Ronnie down at the barbershop where he worked and found a near-broken man -- someone kind and happy to meet her, but someone deeply and irreversibly damaged by a life of neglect and abuse at the hands of an uncaring system. He was also disfigured due to a rare condition that would eventually kill him. Digging deep into her family's lives for understanding, Mary Carter unfolds a sweeping narrative of religious intolerance, poverty, fear, ambition, class, and social expectations. A riveting memoir about a family haunted by a shameful secret, Don't You Ever is a powerful story of a woman's search for her long-hidden sibling and of the factors that profoundly impact our individual destinies." -- Adapted from book jacket
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bishop, Mary Carter
Dewey number
306.875/3092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ759.96
LC item number
.B47 2018eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bishop, Mary Carter
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Family secrets
  • Acromegaly
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Abuse / Child Abuse
Label
Don't you ever : my mother and her secret son, Mary Carter Bishop, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Two funerals -- Losing the brother I hardly knew -- Losing the mother I thought I knew -- Part II: The parents who raised me -- My mother: gentle hands and foul moods -- My father: joy, wonder, and self-hate -- Part III: Our world -- The kingdom of the rich -- The people in the big house -- Part IV: The lie -- Original shame -- On her own -- Polly and Roy -- Freaky little bastard -- Truth at the kitchen stove --Part V: Finding and losing Ronnie -- I walk into his barbershop -- We get acquainted -- What was wrong -- Trying to help -- Losses, gains, losses -- Part VI: Learning still -- Unearthing Ronnie -- Our family shrivels -- Part VII: A finder sifting -- I draw closer -- Walking with them
Control code
on1043669883
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 247 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062400758
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
55143D47-BF60-4A73-BF6D-E77EFC267E01
System control number
(OCoLC)1043669883
Label
Don't you ever : my mother and her secret son, Mary Carter Bishop, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Two funerals -- Losing the brother I hardly knew -- Losing the mother I thought I knew -- Part II: The parents who raised me -- My mother: gentle hands and foul moods -- My father: joy, wonder, and self-hate -- Part III: Our world -- The kingdom of the rich -- The people in the big house -- Part IV: The lie -- Original shame -- On her own -- Polly and Roy -- Freaky little bastard -- Truth at the kitchen stove --Part V: Finding and losing Ronnie -- I walk into his barbershop -- We get acquainted -- What was wrong -- Trying to help -- Losses, gains, losses -- Part VI: Learning still -- Unearthing Ronnie -- Our family shrivels -- Part VII: A finder sifting -- I draw closer -- Walking with them
Control code
on1043669883
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 247 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062400758
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
55143D47-BF60-4A73-BF6D-E77EFC267E01
System control number
(OCoLC)1043669883

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