The Resource The memory tree, Tess Evans

The memory tree, Tess Evans

Label
The memory tree
Title
The memory tree
Statement of responsibility
Tess Evans
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Paulina dies, leaving 12-year-old Zav and 7-year-old Sealie with Hal, their father, the family decides to plant a tree in her memory. This beautiful magnolia tree grows with the children, standing proud in the garden, a special place where secrets are whispered and feelings can be confessed. As the memory tree grows, Hal, in pure grief for Paulina, feels increasingly suspicious of the world and turns to his own brand of salvation to make sense of the voices he hears. Mrs Mac, the housekeeper and second mother since Paulina's death, cooks, cleans, loves and worries about 'her family'. She is even more concerned when Hal brings a stranger, Godown Moses, to the house for a beer. Pastor Moses B. Washbourne of the Church of the Divine Conflagration, ex-sergeant of the US Army, soon becomes part of the family, with surprising and far-reaching consequences. As the seasons pass, Sealie blossoms into a lovely young woman, the apple of Hal's eye; Zav, having spent his childhood quietly trying to win his father's lost attention, marries young and has a daughter, born while he is on his first tour of duty in Vietnam. All the while, the voices continue to murmur poisonous words to Hal, who knows to keep them hidden - until he is persuaded into the most tragic of acts
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
EVA
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
The memory tree, Tess Evans
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The memory tree, Tess Evans
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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
14117724
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Dimensions
19 cm
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Extent
375 pages
Isbn
9781742377896
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a572290
  • (OCoLC)772422878

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