The Resource Mr. Flood's last resort : a novel, Jess Kidd, (electronic resource)

Mr. Flood's last resort : a novel, Jess Kidd, (electronic resource)

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Mr. Flood's last resort : a novel
Title
Mr. Flood's last resort
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jess Kidd
Title variation
Mister Flood's last resort
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eng
Summary
From the award-winning author of the "supernaturally skillful debut" (Vanity Fair) Himself, a spellbinding romp about a caretaker and a cranky hoarder with a secret--complete with skulking saints, unresolved disappearances, greedy heirs, and a firecracker neighbor determined to get to the bottom of it all.Maud Drennan is a dedicated caretaker, but her sunny, capable disposition and snappy quips mask a deep sadness. A tragic childhood event left her in the company of a cast of patron saints who pop in and out of her life like unwelcome tourists. She tries to find solace in her hard work in London...but then she meets the inimitable Mr. Flood. A menace by all accounts, Cathal Flood is a widower living alone in a Gothic Dorset mansion crawling with collector's items and feral cats. Stubborn as anything and an extreme hoarder, he has been battling his son's attempts to move him into an old age home, and rumor has it he sent his last caretaker to the madhouse. But Maud is this insolent old man's last chance: if she can help him get the house in order, he might be able to fend off the deportation. So the unlikely pair begin to cooperate, connecting over their shared love of folk tales and their suspicion of Gabriel, Cathal's overbearing son. Still, shadows are growing in the cluttered corners of the mansion, hinting at buried family secrets, and reminding Maud that she doesn't really know this man at all. When she starts poking around, the forgotten case of a missing local schoolgirl comes to light, and a full-steam search for answers begins. Full of charming eccentricities, twisted comedy, a whole lot of heart, and Jess Kidd's "lyrical, lush, and hugely imaginative" (Sunday Express Magazine) prose, Mr. Flood's Last Resort is a mesmerizing tale that will make you re-examine the space between sin and sainthood, reminding you that when all is said and done, the most important forgiveness that we can offer is to ourselves
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TEFOD
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Kidd, Jess
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823/.92
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LC call number
PR6111.I33
LC item number
H63 2018ab
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fiction
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Read by Aoife McMahon
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  • Caregivers
  • Hoarders
  • Missing persons
  • Forgiveness
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Mr. Flood's last resort : a novel, Jess Kidd, (electronic resource)
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rdacontent
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on1033674814
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (10 hr., 20 min., 53 sec.))
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online
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9781508257462
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Label
Mr. Flood's last resort : a novel, Jess Kidd, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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unknown
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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on1033674814
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (10 hr., 20 min., 53 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781508257462
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital.
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not applicable
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unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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A3AF0E8A-1B7D-45ED-8287-2509BFB62F09
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(OCoLC)1033674814
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