The Resource The mermaid collector, Erika Marks

The mermaid collector, Erika Marks

Label
The mermaid collector
Title
The mermaid collector
Statement of responsibility
Erika Marks
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
More than a century ago, lighthouse keeper Linus Harris left his beloved wife and waded into the ocean with three other men to reunite with their mermaid lovers. The mysterious Mermaid Mutiny of 1888 has become legend for the residents of Cradle Harbor, Maine, honored by the town's Mermaid Festival every August, when wind chimes are hung from seaside porches to drown out the alluring sound of mermaid song. For thirty-five-year-old Tess Patterson, the legend is more than folklore; it's proof of life's magic. A hopeless romantic who is profoundly connected to the ocean in which she lost her mother, Tess ekes out a living as a wood-carver and longs to find a love as mystical as the sea. But when she's hired to carve the commemorative mermaid sculpture for the coming festival, a chance to win the town's elusive acceptance might finally be in her grasp. For Tom Grace, life's magic was lost at eighteen, when the death of his parents left him to care for his reckless brother, Dean. Now thirty-five and the new owner of Cradle Harbor's prized lightkeeper's house, Tom hopes the quiet town will calm Dean's self-destructive ways. But when Tom discovers Tess working on her sculpture, an unlikely and passionate affair ignites between them that just might be the stuff of legend itself, even as it brings to the surface a long-buried secret that could tear everything apart
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Marks, Erika
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.A754525
LC item number
M47 2012
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wood-carvers
  • Mermaids
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Family secrets
  • Legends
Label
The mermaid collector, Erika Marks
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn775418764
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
368 pages
Isbn
9780451237927
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
Lccn
2012013248
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1105410
  • (Sirsi) o775418764
  • (OCoLC)775418764
Label
The mermaid collector, Erika Marks
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn775418764
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
368 pages
Isbn
9780451237927
Isbn Type
(trade pbk.)
Lccn
2012013248
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 1105410
  • (Sirsi) o775418764
  • (OCoLC)775418764

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