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The Woman Upstairs

Messud, Claire (Downloadable Audiobook - 2013 )
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
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Relegated to the status of schoolteacher after abandoning her dreams of becoming an artist, Nora advocates on behalf of a Lebanese student and is drawn into the child's family until his mother's ambition leads to betrayal.
Authors: Messud, Claire, 1966-
Title: The woman upstairs
[downloadable audiobook]
Publisher: [New York] : Books on Tape, 2013
Edition: Unabridged
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 sound file, 10 hr., 58 min.)
Statement of Responsibility: Claire Messud
Summary: Relegated to the status of schoolteacher after abandoning her dreams of becoming an artist, Nora advocates on behalf of a Lebanese student and is drawn into the child's family until his mother's ambition leads to betrayal.
Additional Contributors: Campbell, Cassandra - Narrator
Books on Tape, Inc
OverDrive, Inc
ISBN: 9780307913630
0307913635
Branch Call Number: OverDrive downloadable audiobook
Performers: Read by Cassandra Campbell.
Subject Headings: Elementary school teachers Fiction Women artists Fiction Teacher-student relationships Fiction
Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
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Topical Term: Elementary school teachers
Women artists
Teacher-student relationships
Additional Physical Form Entry: Source record: Messud, Claire, 1966- Woman upstairs. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013. 9780307596901 (DLC) 2012017806
Publisher No: Z100029726 Recorded Books
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Relegated to the status of schoolteacher after abandoning her dreams of becoming an artist, Nora advocates on behalf of a Lebanese student and is drawn into the child's family until his mother's ambition leads to betrayal. The ending is wrenching and surprising, and the voice actor does a wonderf... Read More »


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Jun 24, 2014
  • Beam11 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

brought back to Sputyen Duyvil 1/3/14

Feb 06, 2014
  • bluefields rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

An unusual, well-written and refreshing story, but not for those looking for a fast-paced read. The plot builds slowly to a shocking conclusion and leaves you wondering about the friendship at the heart of the story.

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