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Mr. Flood's last resort : a novel / Jess Kidd.

By: Kidd, Jess [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, NY : Atria Books, 2018Copyright date: �2017Edition: First Atria books hardcover edition.Description: 340 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781501180637; 1501180630.Other title: Mister Flood's last resort.Uniform titles: Hoarder Subject(s): Missing persons -- Fiction | Hoarders -- Fiction | Caregivers -- Fiction | Secrecy -- Fiction | Missing persons -- Fiction | Missing persons | Missing persons -- FictionGenre/Form: Mystery fiction. | Detective and mystery fiction. | Thrillers (Fiction) | Mystery fiction. | Fiction.DDC classification: 823/.92 Summary: Presents the tale of a lonely caregiver and a cranky hoarder who tackle notions of forgiveness, independence, sainthood, duty, and connections before dark family secrets are brought to light, revealing the sinister fate of a missing local schoolgirl.Summary: A tragic childhood event left Maud Drennan haunted. Now a caregiver, she keeps to herself, and visits an agoraphobic neighbor. Then she meets Cathal Flood, the lone occupant of a Gothic mansion crawling with feral cats. If she can help him get his house in order, he hopes to thwart his son's attempts to put him into an old-age home. The pair bonds over their shared love of Irish folktales, but family secrets and the cold-case of a missing schoolgirl lead to a search for answers-- and possibly forgiveness.
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"Originally published in Great Britain in 2017 by Cannongate Books" -- verso of title page.

Published in the UK as The Hoarder and in the US as Mr Flood's last resort -- author's website.

Presents the tale of a lonely caregiver and a cranky hoarder who tackle notions of forgiveness, independence, sainthood, duty, and connections before dark family secrets are brought to light, revealing the sinister fate of a missing local schoolgirl.

A tragic childhood event left Maud Drennan haunted. Now a caregiver, she keeps to herself, and visits an agoraphobic neighbor. Then she meets Cathal Flood, the lone occupant of a Gothic mansion crawling with feral cats. If she can help him get his house in order, he hopes to thwart his son's attempts to put him into an old-age home. The pair bonds over their shared love of Irish folktales, but family secrets and the cold-case of a missing schoolgirl lead to a search for answers-- and possibly forgiveness.

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