The Resource Blood sports: : a novel, Eden Robinson, (ebook)

Blood sports: : a novel, Eden Robinson, (ebook)

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Blood sports: : a novel
Title
Blood sports:
Title remainder
a novel
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Eden Robinson
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Language
eng
Summary
A young man with a questionable past must survive a nightmare of terror and torture in this dark and powerful thriller from one of Canada's most acclaimed contemporary authors The Downtown Eastside in Vancouver, Canada, is about as close to urban hell as you can get in the Western Hemisphere. Yet in this cauldron of drugs, shattered dreams, and extreme violence, Tom Bauer and his girlfriend, Paulie-both ex-junkies and parents of baby Melody-are trying to make a life for themselves. For years, Tom, an epileptic, was firmly under the thumb of his psychopathic criminal cousin Jeremy, who dragged Tom down into a netherworld of addiction, prostitution, pornography, sadism, and murder. But those days are over, or so Tom believes-until the day that he returns home from work to find two vicious thugs waiting for him and Paulie, and little Mel gone. What happens next will change Tom's life forever and outdo every horror that still dwells in the shadows of his memory. ̀In this sequel to her critically acclaimed novella "Contact Sports," author Eden Robinson returns to the gritty urban landscape of inner-city Vancouver and offers a disturbing view of human lives on a razor's edge. A story that jumps freely backward and forward in time, presented in a brilliant and unconventional tapestry of literary styles, Robinson's second novel is truly a mind-blowing experience that will thrill, move, enthrall, and horrify readers in equal measure
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Midwest
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Robinson, Eden
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
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fiction
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  • Cousins
  • Drug addicts
  • Recovering addicts
  • Downtown-Eastside (Vancouver, B.C.)
  • British Columbia
Target audience
adult
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Blood sports: : a novel, Eden Robinson, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781480490468
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11559688
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11559688
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MWT11559688
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Blood sports: : a novel, Eden Robinson, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781480490468
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11559688
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11559688
System control number
MWT11559688
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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