Death Knell

Maher, Kathleen
April 2011
View from Here;Apr2011, Issue 34, p24
This section presents a chapter from the book "Death Knell," by Kathleen Maher. It relates the story of a recently widowed mother who moves to a Midwest town with her young daughter in order to escape her troubled past. It traces her transition as she settles in to her new life, culminating in her love affair with a married man and falling victim to the jealousy of his best friend.


Related Articles

  • Death Knell. Maher, Kathleen // View from Here;Jan2011, Issue 31, p20 

    The short story "Death Knell," by Kathlee Maher is presented.

  • Widows: perceptions, demography, residence patterns, and standard of living. Wall, Richard // History of the Family;2002, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p3 

    Focuses on issues related to widowhood. Economic factors affecting residence patterns of widows; Distinction between the living arrangement of landed and landless following widowhood; Patterns of behaviors for widows.

  • Introduction. Jebb, Dom Philip // By Death Parted;1986, preceding p4 

    An introduction to the book is presented in which authors Susan Wheeler, Mary Thorold, Margaret Adams and three other women share their experiences of losing their husbands and with the business of continuing and reshaping their lives.

  • For the record. Loughran, Rob // Mothering;Summer94, Issue 71, p110 

    Relates author's experiences as a widower with children. Deluge of notes from the children's school.

  • Reviews. Peiffer, J.R. // Book Report;Mar/Apr92, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p42 

    Reviews the book `Death Knell,' by Nicholas Wilde.

  • Book reviews. Dennis, L.; Jones, T.E. // School Library Journal;Feb92, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p108 

    Reviews the book `Death Knell,` by Nicholas Wilde.

  • Widowhood: From the Poor Law Society to the Welfare Society: The Case of Norway, 1875-1964. Blom, Ida // Journal of Women's History;Fall92, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p52 

    Discusses the prevailing conditions for widows and widowers in Norway before the impact of industrialization from 1875 to 1964. Class differences in urban society in the town of Bergen; Degree in which widows and widowers profited from the public welfare initiatives in the late 19th century;...

  • RE-ENGAGING: NEW PARTNERSHIPS IN LATE-LIFE WIDOWHOOD. Stevens, Nan // Ageing International;Fall2002, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p27 

    This article examines gender and age differences in the desire for a new partner following widowhood in later life. It also explores variations in actual partnerships that have developed within three to five years of widowhood. Findings are reported from a large representative Dutch survey of...

  • Afghan war widows battle for homes.  // Filipino Post;2/6/2020, p4 

    No abstract available.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics