The Resource Painless: : a novel, Jamie Mayer, (ebook)

Painless: : a novel, Jamie Mayer, (ebook)

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Painless: : a novel
Title
Painless:
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jamie Mayer
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Language
eng
Summary
Seventeen-year-old Quinn can't feel physical pain. Born with a rare neurological condition, he's faced accidents and emergency room visits. It's a surprise he's still alive-a fact that has caused him to be left to his own devices for most of his life. No school, no friends, no rules. At the mercy of his older sister Caitlin, who has spent the past few years caring for their dying father, he spends his days drinking at a nearby bar, testing his limits, and working on a graphic novel about a mysterious vigilante called Shadow Man. Lately, though, even his art has taken a turn for the worse. Quinn has created a new character called Demon Boy who destroys everything he touches, and now Quinn can't decide how his book should end. Furthermore, an ominous black dog has started to follow him everywhere. On the same day his father dies, Quinn accidentally gets hit by a car and Caitlin decides that this is the last straw. Left with the choice to either find a job and grow up or be committed to a rehabilitation center, Quinn takes a gig at a local butcher shop owned by the father of a sensitive but troubled girl who often changes her appearance with the flick of a wrist. But the closer he gets to finding stability, the further he spins out of control, as the lines between art and reality continue to dissipate. In this debut novel, Jamie Mayer offers an unflinching and poignant look at loss, empathy, and how to grow up without feeling pain
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Midwest
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Mayer, Jamie
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Sensory disorders
  • People with disabilities
  • Families
  • Alcoholism
  • Depression, Mental
  • Sensory disorders
  • Young adult fiction
Target audience
adult
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Painless: : a novel, Jamie Mayer, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781945572586
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11835965
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remote
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11835965
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MWT11835965
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Painless: : a novel, Jamie Mayer, (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
9781945572586
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11835965
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11835965
System control number
MWT11835965
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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