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The Resource Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine, by Gail Honeyman

Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine, by Gail Honeyman

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Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine
Title
Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine
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by Gail Honeyman
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Language
eng
Summary
Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she's thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy. But everything changes when Eleanor meets Raymond, the bumbling and deeply unhygienic IT guy from her office. When she and Raymond together save Sammy, an elderly gentleman who has fallen on the sidewalk, the three become the kinds of friends who rescue one another from the lives of isolation they have each been living. And it is Raymond's big heart that will ultimately help Eleanor find the way to repair her own profoundly damaged one. Smart, warm, uplifting, Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine is the story of an out-of-the-ordinary heroine whose deadpan weirdness and unconscious wit make for an irresistible journey as she realizes. . . The only way to survive is to open your heart
Summary
Eleanor Oliphant -- despite her social isolation and the rules she sets to survive weekends -- insists that she is just fine. But is she really? The gentle overtures of a coworker who accepts her as she is gets things rolling and gives her the emotional support she needs when a horrific (and embarrassing) event forces her to reevaluate her life. As it turns out, Eleanor Oliphant is absolutely not completely fine... but she will be. Though an emotional read, Eleanor's unique take on life offers plenty of humor. -- Description by Shauna Griffin
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Award
  • Costa First Novel Award, 2017.
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2017
  • Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10562243
Cataloging source
BT
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine, by Gail Honeyman
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Publication
Copyright
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
21074587
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
533 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410499646
Lccn
2017013479
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn971509500
  • (OCoLC)971509500
Label
Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine, by Gail Honeyman
Publication
Copyright
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
21074587
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
533 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410499646
Lccn
2017013479
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn971509500
  • (OCoLC)971509500

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