The Resource Boy, (ebook)

Boy, (ebook)

Label
Boy
Title
Boy
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
To escape a brutal life on the Liverpool docks, a boy runs away to sea Arthur Fearon is nearly thirteen, and in the eyes of the law, that makes him a man. He wants to study to become a chemist, but his family cannot afford for him to continue school. The thought of a life working the docks makes Fearon break down in front of his classmates, but there is no time to cry. This boy has to get to work. ̀The docks are hellish, and Fearon's first day is his last. He hops a steamer to Alexandria, looking for a better life on the sea, but everywhere he goes, he finds cruelty, vice, and the crushing weight of adulthood. He will not be a man for long. ̀The subject of an infamous 1930s obscenity trial, this is the original, unexpurgated text of James Hanley's landmark novel: an unflinching examination of child labor and a timeless tale of adulthood gained too soon
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Hanley, James
Dewey number
823.91
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Sailors
  • Seafaring life
Target audience
adult
Label
Boy, (ebook)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504005630
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11554413
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11554413
System control number
MWT11554413
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Boy, (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
9781504005630
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11554413
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11554413
System control number
MWT11554413
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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