The Resource Kiss of the wolf : a novel, Jim Shepard, (ebook)

Kiss of the wolf : a novel, Jim Shepard, (ebook)

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Kiss of the wolf : a novel
Title
Kiss of the wolf
Title remainder
a novel
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Jim Shepard
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Language
eng
Summary
A New York Times Notable Book: A lethal accident turns life into a waking nightmare for a mother and her son in this gripping novel of secrecy and dread Abandoned by her husband, Joanie Mucherino and her eleven-year-old son, Todd, struggle to cope while dealing with their comically tactless and intrusive Italian family. Further complicating things, Joanie now seems available to Bruno Minea, an old family friend whose two-decade passion for her has been unwavering and faintly frightening. When Joanie and Todd kill an acquaintance in a hit-and-run accident, they soon discover-to their horror-that they're keeping it a secret. But as the weight of their lies becomes more than they can bear, their crime connects them to something even more sinister, as the victim had powerful, dangerous friends who will go to great lengths to avenge his death. Part family drama, part thriller, Kiss of the Wolf exemplifies the talents of National Book Award finalist Jim Shepard, author of 2015 favorite The Book of Aron, who crafts hilarious, spot-on dialogue with the same mastery he lends to the ingenious, page-turning plot, in which a loving mother is forced to confront her role as the architect of her son's anguished guilt
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Midwest
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Shepard, Jim
Dewey number
813/.52
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Italian American families
  • Hit-and-run drivers
Target audience
adult
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Kiss of the wolf : a novel, Jim Shepard, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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9781504026673
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11547307
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remote
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11547307
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MWT11547307
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Kiss of the wolf : a novel, Jim Shepard, (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
9781504026673
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11547307
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11547307
System control number
MWT11547307
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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