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The Resource Age of consent : a novel, Marti Leimbach

Age of consent : a novel, Marti Leimbach

Label
Age of consent : a novel
Title
Age of consent
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Marti Leimbach
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the author of Daniel Isn't Talking and Dying Young comes a shattering new novel, a page-turner about an estranged mother and daughter who must come to terms with their shared painful past Thirty years ago, June was a young widow with a hopeless crush on a Craig Kirtz, a disc jockey at a local rock station. To her surprise, the two struck up a friendship that seemed headed for something more. But it was June's thirteen-year-old daughter, Bobbie, whom Craig had wanted all along. Bobbie thought her secret life--the sex, the drugs, the illicit relationship itself--could remain safely buried in the past. But when she discovers that Craig had similarly pursued any number of other young girls, Bobbie returns home after a long absence with one purpose in mind: to bring Craig to trial. Her decision is greeted with mixed feelings. Some people think that bringing charges against someone for a crime committed so many years ago is unjustified. She's called a "middle-aged woman with a vendetta." She's accused of waging war against her own family. June remembers things differently from the way Bobbie does. Craig insists he has done nothing wrong. But the past has a way of revealing itself, and some relationships lay dormant through the years, ready to stir to life at the slightest provocation. While their traumatic history is relived in the courtroom, Bobbie and June must face the choices they made and try to make sense of the pain they endured while seeking justice at long last. Told with warmth and compassion, this is a moving, deeply absorbing story of a family in crisis"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leimbach, Marti
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3562.E4614
LC item number
A74 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Life change events
  • Teenage girls
  • Sex offenders
Target audience
adult
Label
Age of consent : a novel, Marti Leimbach
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9780385540872
Lccn
2015047802
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn928479292
  • (OCoLC)928479292
  • 1811156
Label
Age of consent : a novel, Marti Leimbach
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9780385540872
Lccn
2015047802
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn928479292
  • (OCoLC)928479292
  • 1811156

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