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The Resource Hide : a novel, Matthew Griffin

Hide : a novel, Matthew Griffin

Label
Hide : a novel
Title
Hide
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Griffin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of a hidden life and the very recent history of gay love in America. Set in a declining textile town in North Carolina, Hide is the love story of Wendell Wilson, a taxidermist, and Frank Clifton, a veteran of World War II. They meet after the war, in a time when such love holds real danger. But, severing nearly all ties with the rest of the world, they carve out a home for themselves on the outskirts of town and for decades the routine of self-reliant domesticity--Wendell's cooking, Frank's care for a yard no one sees, and the vicarious drama of courtroom TV--seems to protect them. But when Wendell finds Frank lying motionless outside at the age of eighty-three, their carefully crafted life together begins to unravel. As Frank's physical strength deteriorates and his memory dissolves, Wendell struggles in vain to keep him healthy and to hold onto the man he once knew until, faced with giving care beyond his capacity, he must come to terms with the consequences of half a century in seclusion, the sacrifices they made for each other, and the different lives they might have lived--and most especially the impending, inexorable loss of the one they had
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1984-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Griffin, Matthew
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3607.R54842
LC item number
H54 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gay men
  • North Carolina
Label
Hide : a novel, Matthew Griffin
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1626569
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9781632863386
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2015022845
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1626569
  • (Sirsi) 1626569
  • (OCoLC)915056901
Label
Hide : a novel, Matthew Griffin
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1626569
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9781632863386
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2015022845
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1626569
  • (Sirsi) 1626569
  • (OCoLC)915056901

Library Locations

    • Stevens Memorial Library (North Andover)Borrow it
      345 Main Street, North Andover, MA, 01845, US
      42.6961299 -71.1263305
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