The Resource Solo, Kwame Alexander with Mary Rand Hess, (ebook)

Solo, Kwame Alexander with Mary Rand Hess, (ebook)

Label
Solo
Title
Solo
Statement of responsibility
Kwame Alexander with Mary Rand Hess
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Kwame Alexander, with Mary Rand Hess, comes Solo, a YA novel written in poetic verse. Solo tells the story of seventeen-year-old Blade Morrison, who knows the life of a rock star isn't really about the glitz and glamour. All the new cars and money in the world can't make up for the scathing tabloid covers or the fact that his father is struggling with just about every addiction under the sun-including a desperate desire to make a comeback and regain his former fame. Haunted by memories of his mother-who died when Blade was nine-and the ruin his father's washed-up legacy and life have brought to the family, Blade is left to figure out life on his own. But, he's not all alone: He's got the friendship of a jazz-musician mentor, Robert; the secret love of a girlfriend, Chapel; and his music. All may not be well in the Morrison home, but things are looking up for Blade, until he discovers a deeply protected family secret-one that further threatens his relationship with his family and has him questioning his own identity. Thrown into a tailspin, Blade decides the only way he will understand his past and begin his future is to find out the truth behind the music and himself. He soon sets out on a journey that will change everything he thought to be true. His quest lands him in Ghana, stuck in a village just shy of where answers to the secret can be found. There, Blade discovers a friendship he couldn't have imagined, a people founded in family and community, and a reconciliation he never expected. With his signature intricacy, intimacy, and poetic style, Kwame Alexander explores what it means to finally come home
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Alexander, Kwame
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Hess, Mary Rand
  • hoopla digital
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  • Fathers and sons
  • Children of drug addicts
  • Family secrets
  • Reconciliation
Target audience
adult
Label
Solo, Kwame Alexander with Mary Rand Hess, (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
9780310761907
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11935833
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11935833
System control number
MWT11935833
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Solo, Kwame Alexander with Mary Rand Hess, (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
9780310761907
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11935833
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11935833
System control number
MWT11935833
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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