The Resource Beasts & children, Amy Parker, (ebook)

Beasts & children, Amy Parker, (ebook)

Label
Beasts & children
Title
Beasts & children
Statement of responsibility
Amy Parker
Title variation
Beasts and children
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A St. Louis Post-Dispatch Best Book of the Year The Bowman's are declining Texas gentry, heirs to an airline fortune, surrounded by a patriarch's stuffed trophies and lost dreams. They will each be haunted by the past as they strive to escape its force. The Fosters are diplomats' kids who might as well be orphans. Jill and Maizie grow up privileged amid poverty, powerless to change the lives of those around them and uncertain whether they have the ability to change their own. The Guzman's have moved between Colombia and the United States, each generation seeking opportunity for the next, only to find that the American dream can be as crushing as it is elusive. From the tense territory of a sagging, grand porch in Texas to a gated community in Thailand to a lonely apartment in nondescript suburbia, these wry, dark stories unwind the lives of three families as they navigate the ever-shifting landscapes of the American middle class
Member of
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1975-
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Parker, Amy
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Families
  • Poverty
  • Fate and fatalism
Target audience
adult
Label
Beasts & children, Amy Parker, (ebook)
Link
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780544370166
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12188133
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12188133
System control number
MWT12188133
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Beasts & children, Amy Parker, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780544370166
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12188133
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12188133
System control number
MWT12188133
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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