The Resource The adults : a novel, Caroline Hulse, (electronic resource)

The adults : a novel, Caroline Hulse, (electronic resource)

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The adults : a novel
Title
The adults
Title remainder
a novel
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Caroline Hulse
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Language
eng
Summary
A couple (now separated), plus their daughter, plus their new partners, all on an epic Christmas vacation. What could go wrong? This razor-sharp novel puts a darkly comic twist on seasonal favorites like Love Actually and The Holiday."This debut is the whole package: realistic, flawed characters placed in an increasingly tense situation, resulting in a surprising, suspenseful novel."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)Meet The Adults. Claire and Matt are no longer together but decide that it would be best for their daughter, Scarlett, to have a "normal" family Christmas. They can't agree on whose idea it was to go to the Happy Forest holiday park, or who said they should bring their new partners. But someone did--and it's too late to pull the plug. Claire brings her new boyfriend, Patrick (never Pat), a seemingly sensible, eligible from a distance Ironman in Waiting. Matt brings the new love of his life, Alex, funny, smart, and extremely patient. Scarlett, who is seven, brings her imaginary friend Posey. He's a giant rabbit. Together the five (or six?) of them grit their teeth over Forced Fun Activities, drink a little too much after Scarlett's bedtime, overshare classified secrets about their pasts . . . and before you know it, their holiday is a powder keg that ends where this novel begins--with a tearful, frightened call to the police.What happened? They said they'd all be adults about this. . . .Advance praise for The Adults"I happily devoured this funny, insightful novel and believe you will, as well."--Julie Schumacher, author of Dear Committee Members and The Shakespeare Requirement "Such a breath of fresh air! Witty, intensely human, and (dare I say it) relatable . . . This novel is the perfect comedy of errors."--Katie Khan, author of Hold Back the Stars "A snappy writing style and changing viewpoints make the pages of this debut fly by as readers will want to know what happens next."--Library Journal (starred review) "Brilliantly funny."--Good Housekeeping (UK)"Razor-sharp comedy."--Sunday Mirror"An entertaining, tongue-in-cheek tale of people who are the adults, after all."--Booklist
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TEFOD
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1977-
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Hulse, Caroline
Dewey number
823/.92
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LC call number
PR6108.U49
LC item number
A33 2018
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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PerformerNote
Read by Penelope Rawlins, Peter Kenny and Sarah Ovens
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rawlins, Penelope
  • Kenny, Peter
  • Ovens, Sarah
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  • Couples
  • Adulthood
  • Responsibility
  • Interpersonal conflict
  • Adulthood
  • Couples
  • Interpersonal conflict
  • Responsibility
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Label
The adults : a novel, Caroline Hulse, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacontent
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on1076542396
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (09 hr., 25 min., 01 sec.))
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online
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9781984828606
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2155B41E-34DD-42B5-B921-C4DBF894F206
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Label
The adults : a novel, Caroline Hulse, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
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rdacontent
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on1076542396
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (09 hr., 25 min., 01 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781984828606
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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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digital
Quality assurance targets
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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2155B41E-34DD-42B5-B921-C4DBF894F206
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  • (Sirsi) o1076542396
  • (OCoLC)1076542396
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