The Resource The gifted school : a novel, Bruce Holsinger., (eaudio)

The gifted school : a novel, Bruce Holsinger., (eaudio)

Label
The gifted school : a novel
Title
The gifted school
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Holsinger.
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Contributor
Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The summer read that predicted the college-admissions scandal." -The Wall Street Journal "[An] addictive...deeply pleasurable read." - Meg Wolitzer Smart and juicy, a compulsively readable novel about a previously happy group of friends and parents that is nearly destroyed by their own competitiveness when an exclusive school for gifted children opens in the communityThis deliciously sharp novel captures the relentless ambitions and fears that animate parents and their children in modern America, exploring the conflicts between achievement and potential, talent and privilege. Set in the fictional town of Crystal, Colorado, The Gifted School is a keenly entertaining novel that observes the drama within a community of friends and parents as good intentions and high ambitions collide in a pile-up with long-held secrets and lies. Seen through the lens of four families who've been a part of one another's lives since their kids were born over a decade ago, the story reveals not only the lengths that some adults are willing to go to get ahead, but the effect on the group's children, sibling relationships, marriages, and careers, as simmering resentments come to a boil and long-buried, explosive secrets surface and detonate. It's a humorous, keenly observed, timely take on ambitious parents, willful kids, and the pursuit of prestige, no matter the cost
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Holsinger, Bruce W
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3608.O49435658
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by January LaVoy
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • LaVoy, January
  • OverDrive, Inc
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  • Ambition
  • Private schools
  • Families
  • Marital conflict
  • Competition (Psychology)
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Label
The gifted school : a novel, Bruce Holsinger., (eaudio)
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Publication
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unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (14 hr., 01 min., 37 sec.))
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unknown
Form of item
online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781984888501
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
BF704929-AAAD-4E6F-B0BF-6FD6B9BF40A0
System control number
  • on1107698330
  • (OCoLC)1107698330
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
The gifted school : a novel, Bruce Holsinger., (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (14 hr., 01 min., 37 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781984888501
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
BF704929-AAAD-4E6F-B0BF-6FD6B9BF40A0
System control number
  • on1107698330
  • (OCoLC)1107698330
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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