The flicker of old dreams : a novel / Susan Henderson.

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    • Publication Information:
      First edition.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: Mary Crampton has spent all of her thirty years in Petroleum, a small Western town once supported by a powerful grain company. Living at home, she works as the embalmer in her father's mortuary: an unlikely job that has long marked her as an outsider. Yet, to Mary there is a satisfying art to positioning and styling each body to capture the essence of a subject's life. Though some townsfolk pretend that the community is thriving, the truth is that Petroleum is crumbling away--a process that began twenty years ago when an accident in the grain elevator killed a beloved high school athlete. The mill closed for good, the train no longer stopped in town, and Robert Golden, the victim's younger brother, was widely blamed for the tragedy and shipped off to live elsewhere. Now, out of the blue, Robert has returned to care for his terminally ill mother. After Mary--reserved, introspective, and deeply lonely--strikes up an unlikely friendship with him, shocking the locals, she finally begins to consider what might happen if she dared to leave Petroleum. Set in America's heartland, The Flicker of Old Dreams explores themes of resilience, redemption, and loyalty in prose as lyrical as it is powerful.--COVER.
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    • ISBN:
      9780062686701
      0062686704
      9780062834072
      006283407X
    • Accession Number:
      2017011992
    • Accession Number:
      985966661
    • Accession Number:
      lcc.183796
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    • ABNT:
      HENDERSON, S. The flicker of old dreams : a novel. [s. l.]: Harper Perennial, 2018. ISBN 9780062686701. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05560a&AN=lcc.183796&custid=s6224580. Acesso em: 28 jan. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Henderson S. The Flicker of Old Dreams : A Novel. Harper Perennial; 2018. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05560a&AN=lcc.183796&custid=s6224580. Accessed January 28, 2020.
    • APA:
      Henderson, S. (2018). The flicker of old dreams : a novel. Harper Perennial. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05560a&AN=lcc.183796&custid=s6224580
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Henderson, Susan. 2018. The Flicker of Old Dreams : A Novel. Harper Perennial. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05560a&AN=lcc.183796&custid=s6224580.
    • Harvard:
      Henderson, S. (2018) The flicker of old dreams : a novel. Harper Perennial. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05560a&AN=lcc.183796&custid=s6224580 (Accessed: 28 January 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Henderson, S 2018, The flicker of old dreams : a novel, Harper Perennial, viewed 28 January 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Henderson, Susan. The Flicker of Old Dreams : A Novel. Harper Perennial, 2018. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05560a&AN=lcc.183796&custid=s6224580.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Henderson, Susan. The Flicker of Old Dreams : A Novel. Harper Perennial, 2018. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05560a&AN=lcc.183796&custid=s6224580.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Henderson S. The flicker of old dreams : a novel [Internet]. Harper Perennial; 2018 [cited 2020 Jan 28]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05560a&AN=lcc.183796&custid=s6224580