The Resource Self-portrait with boy : a novel, Rachel Lyon., (ebook)

Self-portrait with boy : a novel, Rachel Lyon., (ebook)

Label
Self-portrait with boy : a novel
Title
Self-portrait with boy
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Rachel Lyon.
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A compulsively readable and electrifying debut about an ambitious young female artist who accidentally photographs a boy falling to his death--an image that could jumpstart her career, but would also devastate her most intimate friendship. Lu Rile is a relentlessly focused young photographer struggling to make ends meet. Working three jobs, responsible for her aging father, and worrying that the crumbling warehouse she lives in is being sold to developers, she is at a point of desperation. One day, in the background of a self-portrait, Lu accidentally captures on film a boy falling past her window to his death. The photograph turns out to be startlingly gorgeous, the best work of art she's ever made. It's an image that could change her life...if she lets it. But the decision to show the photograph is not easy. The boy is her neighbors' son, and the tragedy brings all the building's residents together. It especially unites Lu with his beautiful grieving mother, Kate. As the two forge an intense bond based on sympathy, loneliness, and budding attraction, Lu feels increasingly unsettled and guilty, torn between equally fierce desires: to use the photograph to advance her career, and to protect a woman she has come to love. Set in early 90s Brooklyn on the brink of gentrification, Self-Portrait with Boy is a provocative commentary about the emotional dues that must be paid on the road to success, a powerful exploration of the complex terrain of female friendship, and a brilliant debut from novelist Rachel Lyon
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1983-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lyon, Rachel
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3612.Y566
LC item number
S45 2018eb
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women photographers
  • Female friendship
  • Children
Label
Self-portrait with boy : a novel, Rachel Lyon., (ebook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=155&titleID=3441971
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
1 online resource (376 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501169601
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
252A21C8-D525-4D1D-9BE9-186D77C4C972
System control number
  • on1022266859
  • (OCoLC)1022266859
Label
Self-portrait with boy : a novel, Rachel Lyon., (ebook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=155&titleID=3441971
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
1 online resource (376 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501169601
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
252A21C8-D525-4D1D-9BE9-186D77C4C972
System control number
  • on1022266859
  • (OCoLC)1022266859

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