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The Resource Ask him why : a novel, Catherine Ryan Hyde

Ask him why : a novel, Catherine Ryan Hyde

Label
Ask him why : a novel
Title
Ask him why
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Catherine Ryan Hyde
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Ruth and her little brother, Aubrey, are just teenagers when their older brother ships off to Iraq. When Joseph returns, uninjured, only three and a half months later, Ruth is happy he is safe but also deeply worried. How can it be that her courageous big brother has been dishonorably discharged for refusing to go out on duty? Aubrey can't believe that his hero doesn't have very good reasons. Yet as the horrifying details of the incident emerge, Joseph disappears. In their attempts to find him, Ruth and Aubrey discover he has a past far darker than either of them could imagine. But even as they learn more about their brother, important questions remain unanswered--why did he betray his unit, his country, and now his family? Joseph's refusal to speak ignites a fire in young Aubrey that results in a disastrous, and public, act of rebellion. The impact of Joseph's fateful decision one night in Baghdad will echo for years to come, with his siblings caught between their love for him and the media's engulfing frenzy of judgment. Will their family ever make their way back to each other and find a way to forgive?" --
Assigning source
Amazon.com
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hyde, Catherine Ryan
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3558.Y358
LC item number
A88 2015
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Missing persons
  • Families
Label
Ask him why : a novel, Catherine Ryan Hyde
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1626446
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
325 pages
Isbn
9781503950894
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1626446
  • (OCoLC)914224479
Label
Ask him why : a novel, Catherine Ryan Hyde
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1626446
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
325 pages
Isbn
9781503950894
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1626446
  • (OCoLC)914224479

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