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The Resource All fall down : a novel, Jennifer Weiner

All fall down : a novel, Jennifer Weiner

Label
All fall down : a novel
Title
All fall down
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Weiner
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Allison Weiss has a great job, a handsome husband, an adorable daughter and a secret. Allison Weiss is a typical working mother, trying to balance a business, aging parents, a demanding daughter, and a marriage. But when the website she develops takes off, she finds herself challenged to the point of being completely overwhelmed. Her husband's becoming distant, her daughter's acting spoiled, her father is dealing with early Alzheimer's, and her mother's barely dealing at all. As she struggles to hold her home and work life together, and meet all of the needs of the people around her, Allison finds that the painkillers she was prescribed for a back injury help her deal with more than just physical discomfort. However, when Allison's use gets to the point that she can no longer control. or hide it, she ends up in a world she never thought she'd experience outside of a movie theater: rehab. Amid the teenage heroin addicts, the alcoholic grandmothers, the barely-trained "recovery coaches," and the counselors who seem to believe that one mode of recovery fits all, Allison struggles to get her life back on track, even as she's convincing herself that she's not as bad off as the women around her
Summary
Struggling with the demands of her job, distant husband, spoiled daughter and Alzheimer's patient father, Allison becomes addicted to painkillers and lands in rehab, where amid fellow inpatients she confronts incompatible recovery techniques, barely trained counselors and her own denial
Storyline
Tone
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10282140
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weiner, Jennifer
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women drug addicts
  • Self-realization in women
Target audience
adult
Label
All fall down : a novel, Jennifer Weiner
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes readers club guide
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
20397728
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Washington Square Press trade paperback edition.
Extent
386 pages
Isbn
9781451617795
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn887850028
  • (OCoLC)887850028
Label
All fall down : a novel, Jennifer Weiner
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes readers club guide
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
20397728
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Washington Square Press trade paperback edition.
Extent
386 pages
Isbn
9781451617795
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn887850028
  • (OCoLC)887850028

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