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A reliable wife, a novel by Robert Goolrick

Label
A reliable wife
Title
A reliable wife
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Robert Goolrick
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
He placed a notice in a Chicago newspaper, an advertisment for a "reliable wife." She responded, saying that she was "a simple, honest woman." She was, of course, anything but honest, and the only simple thing about her was her single-minded determination to marry this man and then kill him, slowly and carefully, leaving herself a wealthy widow. But what Catherine Land did not realize was that the enigmatic and lonely Ralph Truitt had a plan of his own
Summary
Ralph Truitt, a wealthy businessman with a troubled past who lives in a remote nineteenth-century Wisconsin town, has advertised for a reliable wife; and his ad is answered by Catherine Land, a woman who makes every effort to hide her own dark secrets
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
302779
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Goolrick, Robert
Dewey number
813'.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mail order brides
  • Marriage
  • Family secrets
  • Wisconsin
Target audience
adult
Label
A reliable wife, a novel by Robert Goolrick
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes reader's guide, with discussion questions and an interview with the author (p. [295]-305)
  • "Algonquin Paperbacks" -- Spine
  • "200804970"-- tp verso. Hardback LCCN is :2008049700
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: Wisconsin. Fall. 1907. -- Part two: St. Louis. Winter. 1908. -- Part three: Wisconsin. Winter into Spring. 1908
Control code
15532043
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9781565129771
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn435422229
  • (OCoLC)435422229
Label
A reliable wife, a novel by Robert Goolrick
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes reader's guide, with discussion questions and an interview with the author (p. [295]-305)
  • "Algonquin Paperbacks" -- Spine
  • "200804970"-- tp verso. Hardback LCCN is :2008049700
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: Wisconsin. Fall. 1907. -- Part two: St. Louis. Winter. 1908. -- Part three: Wisconsin. Winter into Spring. 1908
Control code
15532043
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9781565129771
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn435422229
  • (OCoLC)435422229

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