The Resource Settright road : stories, Jon Boilard, (ebook)

Settright road : stories, Jon Boilard, (ebook)

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Settright road : stories
Title
Settright road
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Jon Boilard
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Settright Road is a collection of 20 short stories and one longer piece of fiction, all set in and around a string of busted Massachusetts mill towns during the cocaine-fueled 1980s.Its pages are colored by unforgettable characters: a teenage lothario whose plans to escape his one-horse town by hopping a train to California are monkey-wrenched when he impregnates a local girl from a prominent family; fresh-out-of-prison Sean Folan, who nearly kills a man in a bar fight just so he'll get locked up again; underage Bill Buick, who sells dope to hard-up townies and seduces high school girls, when he's not driving a wedge between his aunt and her new boyfriend; and Eskimo trouble in a too-tight dress a dancer and a poet whose unsavory relationship with a strip club owner comes to a tragic end when she falls in love with a notorious backwoods brawler. Jon Boilard lets loose these conflicted characters against a backdrop of the abject poverty that sits in stark contrast to the lush New England scenery; then he challenges us to root for these desperados despite the weight of their human errors
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Midwest
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Boilard, Jon
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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City and town life
Target audience
adult
Label
Settright road : stories, Jon Boilard, (ebook)
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multicolored
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Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
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Isbn
9781945814006
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11877203
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11877203
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MWT11877203
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Settright road : stories, Jon Boilard, (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
9781945814006
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11877203
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11877203
System control number
MWT11877203
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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