The Resource Silver girl : a novel, Leslie Pietrzyk, (ebook)

Silver girl : a novel, Leslie Pietrzyk, (ebook)

Label
Silver girl : a novel
Title
Silver girl
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Leslie Pietrzyk
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A nameless young woman starts her freshman year of college with one goal in mind: survival. Newly transplanted to the big city of Chicago, she is one of the rare few to leave her small working class town in Iowa, let alone for a prestigious university. She is not driven by academic ambition, nor is she a social butterfly. Her true gift is an ability to understand the needs of others, and to reflect back the version of themselves they wish to see, rendering herself invisible. Deftly, she conceals her deeply troubled past-especially from her charismatic yuppie-in-the-making best friend and roommate. For a while, she assimilates, living a new life not in any way her own. But the mask she wears cannot hide her secrets forever, and at some point she will be truly seen, possibly for the first time in her life. Set in the early 80s, against the backdrop of a city terrorized by the Tylenol Killer, a local psychopath rumored to be stuffing cyanide into drugstore meds, Silver Girl is a deftly psychological account of the nuances of sisterhood. Contrasting obsession and longing, need versus desire, Leslie Pietrzyk delves into the ways class and trauma are often enmeshed to dictate one's sense of self, and how a single relationship can sometimes lead to redemption
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1961-
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Pietrzyk, Leslie
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Women college students
  • Female friendship
  • Social classes
  • Electronic books
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Silver girl : a novel, Leslie Pietrzyk, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
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
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781944700539
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12039775
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12039775
System control number
MWT12039775
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Silver girl : a novel, Leslie Pietrzyk, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
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
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781944700539
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12039775
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12039775
System control number
MWT12039775
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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