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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Town of Hanover Libraries.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Etna Library FIC PRI 31257000284165 New items Available -
Howe Library FIC PRI 31254003670037 New books - Main floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1984803816
  • ISBN: 9781984803818
  • Physical Description: 355 pages ; 21 cm.
    print
  • Edition: First US edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Berkley, 2020.

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Summary, etc.: "A curmudgeonly but charming old woman, her estranged grandson, and a colony of penguins proves it's never too late to be the person you want to be in this rich, heartwarming story from the acclaimed author of Ellie and the Harpmaker. Eighty-five-year-old Veronica McCreedy is estranged from her family and wants to find a worthwhile cause to leave her fortune to. When she sees a documentary about penguins being studied in Antarctica, she tells the scientists she's coming to visit-and won't take no for an answer. Shortly after arriving, she convinces the reluctant team to rescue an orphaned baby penguin. He becomes part of life at the base, and Veronica's closed heart starts to open. Her grandson, Patrick, follows Veronica to Antarctica to make one last attempt to get to know his grandmother. Together, Veronica, Patrick, and even the scientists learn what family, love, and connection are all about"--
Subject: Older people Fiction
Grandmothers Fiction
Antarctica Fiction
Penguins Fiction
Grandsons Fiction
Scientists Fiction
Humorous fiction

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