The Resource The one you get : portrait of a family organism, (ebook)

The one you get : portrait of a family organism, (ebook)

Label
The one you get : portrait of a family organism
Title
The one you get
Title remainder
portrait of a family organism
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In The One You Get: Portrait of a Family Organism, Jason Tougaw marries neuroscience and family lore to tell his story of growing up gay in 1970's Southern California, raised by hippies who had "dropped out" in the late sixties and couldn't seem to find their way back in. "There's something wrong with our blood," the family mantra ran, "and it affects our brains"-a catchall answer for incidents such as Tougaw's schizophrenic great-grandfather directing traffic in the nude on the Golden Gate Bridge, the author's own dyslexia and hypochondria, and the near-death experience of his notorious jockey grandfather, Ralph Neves. With shades of Oliver Sacks and Susannah Cahalan, this honest and unexpected true story recasts the memoir to answer some of life's big questions: "Where did I come from," "How did I become me," and "What happens when the family dog accidentally overdoses on acid?"
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Tougaw, Jason Daniel
Dewey number
  • 813/.6
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tougaw, Jason Daniel
  • Authors, American
  • Gay college teachers
  • Families
  • Identity (Psychology)
Target audience
adult
Label
The one you get : portrait of a family organism, (ebook)
Link
Instantiates
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
9781945814556
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11960333
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11960333
System control number
MWT11960333
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The one you get : portrait of a family organism, (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
9781945814556
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11960333
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11960333
System control number
MWT11960333
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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