Omega farm : a memoir
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Published
New York : Scribner, 2023.
Format
Book
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
ISBN
9781982197995, 1982197994
Physical Desc
248 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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LocationCall NumberStatusDue Date
Barnstable Sturgis Library - NewB MCP MCPChecked OutFebruary 26, 2024
LocationCall NumberStatusDue Date
Falmouth - Main Library - Adult928.1 McPheeOn Shelf
Jonathan Bourne Public Library - NewBIOGRAPHY McPheeIn Transit
Nantucket Atheneum Library - New92 MCPHEEOn Shelf
Wellfleet Public Library - AdultBIOGRAPHY McPheeChecked OutMarch 6, 2024

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Published
New York : Scribner, 2023.
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9781982197995, 1982197994

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"A long-awaited memoir from an award-winning novelist-a candid, riveting account of her complicated, bohemian childhood and her return home to care for her ailing mother. In March 2020, Martha McPhee, her husband, and their two almost-grown children set out for her childhood home in New Jersey, where she finds herself grappling simultaneously with a mother slipping into severe dementia and a house that's been neglected of late. As Martha works to manage her mother's care and the sprawling, ramshackle property-a broken septic system, invasive bamboo, dying ash trees-she is pulled back into her childhood, almost against her will. Martha grew up at Omega Farm with her four sisters, five stepsiblings, mother, and stepfather, in a house filled with art, people, and the kind of chaos that was sometimes benevolent, sometimes more sinister. Caring for her mother and her children, struggling to mend the forest, the past relentlessly asserts itself-even as Martha's mother, the person she might share her memories with or even try to hold to account, no longer knows who Martha is. A masterful exploration of a complicated family legacy and a powerful story of environmental and personal repair, Omega Farm is a testament to hope in the face of suffering, and a courageous tale about how returning home can offer a new way to understand the past"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

McPhee, M. (2023). Omega farm: a memoir (First Scribner hardcover edition.). Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

McPhee, Martha. 2023. Omega Farm: A Memoir. Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

McPhee, Martha. Omega Farm: A Memoir Scribner, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

McPhee, Martha. Omega Farm: A Memoir First Scribner hardcover edition., Scribner, 2023.

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