The Resource Finn : a novel, Matthew Olshan, (ebook)

Finn : a novel, Matthew Olshan, (ebook)

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Finn : a novel
Title
Finn
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Olshan
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Language
eng
Summary
Imagine a modern-day retelling of Mark Twain's classic The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, with a teenage girl and a very pregnant young Mexican as the main characters. That's the gist of Matthew Olshan's brilliant literary debut, Finn: A Novel. The book's narrator is Chloe Wilder, a quiet girl, part tomboy, part survivor. Rescued from a murderous life with her mother, Chloe lives with her grandparents in the cocoon of a quiet, middle-class neighborhood. For the first time in her life, things are steady, safe - and stifling. Enter Silvia Morales, the grandparents' maid. Silvia is an illegal immigrant, but that's not her only secret: She's also pregnant, a transgression which gets her kicked out of the house. Not long after, Chloe is torn from her quiet life, too, and forced to live on the run. While Finn is about Chloe and Silvia's comic mishaps - and their brushes with real danger - on the road, it's also a dark portrait of modern America, where smug suburbanites live minutes away from the wilderness of inner cities, and once-mighty rivers meander under superhighways
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Midwest
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Olshan, Matthew
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Fic
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no index present
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fiction
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  • Runaway children
  • Teenage girls
  • Grandparents as parents
  • Women household employees
Target audience
adult
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Finn : a novel, Matthew Olshan, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9781890862824
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11496397
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remote
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11496397
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MWT11496397
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Finn : a novel, Matthew Olshan, (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
9781890862824
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11496397
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11496397
System control number
MWT11496397
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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