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Monoceros : a novel, (ebook)

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Monoceros : a novel
Title
Monoceros
Title remainder
a novel
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Language
eng
Summary
A seventeen-year-old boy, bullied and heartbroken, hangs himself. And although he felt terribly alone, his suicide changes everyone around him. His parents are devastated. His secret boyfriend's girlfriend is relieved. His unicorn (and virginity) obsessed classmate, Faraday, is shattered; she wishes she had made friends with him that time she sold him an Iced Cappuccino at Tim Horton's. His English teacher, mid-divorce and mid-menopause, wishes she could remember the dead student's name, that she could care more about her students than her ex's new girlfriend. Who happens to be her cousin. The school guidance counselor, Walter, feels guilty; maybe he should have made an effort when the kid asked for help. Max, the principal, is worried about how it will reflect on the very Catholic school. And Walter, who's been secretly in a relationship with Max for years, thinks that's a little callous. He's also tired of Max's obsession with some sci-fi show on TV. And Max wishes Walter would lose some weight and remember to use a coaster. And then Max meets a drag queen named Crepe Suzette. And everything changes. Monoceros is a masterpiece of the tragicomic; by exploring the effects of a suicide on characters outside the immediate circle, Mayr offers a dazzlingly original look at the ripple effects (both poignant and funny) of a tragedy. A tender, bold work
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Mayr, Suzette
Dewey number
C813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Gay couples
  • Guilt
  • Suicide victims
  • Suicide
  • Catholics
Target audience
adult
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Monoceros : a novel, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781770562783
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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MWT11506024
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remote
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11506024
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MWT11506024
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Monoceros : a novel, (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
9781770562783
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11506024
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11506024
System control number
MWT11506024
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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