The Resource Bold Saboteurs, (ebook)

Bold Saboteurs, (ebook)

Label
Bold Saboteurs
Title
Bold Saboteurs
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Language
eng
Summary
From one of the twentieth century's most innovative authors, a gritty, cinematic tale about a young thief whose grasp on reality is starting to get away from him At the park where the outcasts of Washington, DC, gather, everyone calls him Yogi. Although only a boy, he steals like a man, taking jewelry and money from wherever and whomever he can. When he's flush, Yogi spends like a prince, eating beef stew and wasting whole afternoons at the cinema. When he's broke, he looks for someone else to rob. At home, Yogi goes by his real name: George Brown. With their violent, alcoholic father absent for long periods of time and their mother too brittle to cope, George and his older brother learn to fend for themselves. Roland becomes a security guard while George turns to a life of crime. But to survive among the prostitutes, muggers, and extortionists who prowl the streets of the nation's capital, a young man must always have his wits about him, and Yogi/George is prone to schizophrenic hallucinations. When he is locked up in jail for a night and experiences his most vivid delusion yet, he fears that the line between sanity and insanity has become permanently blurred. Brilliantly fusing hard-edged realism and surrealistic flights of fantasy, The Bold Saboteurs is a highly original work of art from the groundbreaking author of Who Walk in Darkness
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Brossard, Chandler
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Children of alcoholics
  • Juvenile delinquents
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Teenage boys
  • Brothers
  • Washington (D.C.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Bold Saboteurs, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504012157
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11554099
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remote
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11554099
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MWT11554099
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Bold Saboteurs, (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
9781504012157
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11554099
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11554099
System control number
MWT11554099
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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