The Resource My absolute darling : a novel, Gabriel Tallent

My absolute darling : a novel, Gabriel Tallent

Label
My absolute darling : a novel
Title
My absolute darling
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Gabriel Tallent
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Language
eng
Summary
"This is one of the most important books you'll pick up this decade."--Harper's Bazaar"The word 'masterpiece' has been cheapened by too many blurbs, but My Absolute Darling absolutely is one."--Stephen King"A major American debut... intense, powerfully wrought and memorable, My Absolute Darling is an absolutely thrilling literary success and a novel that will stay with me for a very long time."--The Houston ChronicleA brilliant and immersive, all-consuming read about one fourteen-year-old girl's heart-stopping fight for her own soul.Turtle Alveston is a survivor. At fourteen, she roams the woods along the northern California coast. The creeks, tide pools, and rocky islands are her haunts and her hiding grounds, and she is known to wander for miles. But while her physical world is expansive, her personal one is small and treacherous: Turtle has grown up isolated since the death of her mother, in the thrall of her tortured and charismatic father, Martin. Her social existence is confined to the middle school (where she fends off the interest of anyone, student or teacher, who might penetrate her shell) and to her life with her father.Then Turtle meets Jacob, a high-school boy who tells jokes, lives in a big clean house, and looks at Turtle as if she is the sunrise. And for the first time, the larger world begins to come into focus: her life with Martin is neither safe nor sustainable. Motivated by her first experience with real friendship and a teenage crush, Turtle starts to imagine escape, using the very survival skills her father devoted himself to teaching her. What follows is a harrowing story of bravery and redemption. With Turtle's escalating acts of physical and emotional courage, the reader watches, heart in throat, as this teenage girl struggles to become her own hero--and in the process, becomes ours as well.Shot through with striking language in a fierce natural setting, My Absolute Darling is an urgently told, profoundly moving read that marks the debut of an extraordinary new writer
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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Tallent, Gabriel
Dewey number
813/.6
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not applicable
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LC call number
PS3620.A454
LC item number
M9 2017ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Alex McKenna
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1984-
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McKenna, Alex
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Overdrive Audiobooks
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  • Orphans
  • Friendship
  • Teenagers
  • Friendship
  • Orphans
  • Teenagers
  • FICTION / Action & Adventure
  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Thriller
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Label
My absolute darling : a novel, Gabriel Tallent
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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rdacontent
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on1002304393
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (15 hr., 55 min., 56 sec.))
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online
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Isbn
9780525497936
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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532C18DA-9A74-41DE-8C0F-743BCC1F46CA
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Label
My absolute darling : a novel, Gabriel Tallent
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
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1002304393
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (15 hr., 55 min., 56 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780525497936
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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digital.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
532C18DA-9A74-41DE-8C0F-743BCC1F46CA
System control number
(OCoLC)1002304393
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not applicable
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