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The Resource A head full of ghosts : a novel, Paul G. Tremblay

A head full of ghosts : a novel, Paul G. Tremblay

Label
A head full of ghosts : a novel
Title
A head full of ghosts
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Paul G. Tremblay
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A chilling domestic drama that blends psychological suspense with a touch of modern horror from a new, brilliantly imaginative master. The lives of the Barretts, a normal suburban New England family, are torn apart when fourteen-year-old Marjorie begins to display signs of acute schizophrenia.To her parents' despair, the doctors are unable to stop Marjorie's bizarre outbursts and subsequent descent into madness. As their home devolves into a house of horrors, they reluctantly turn to a local Catholic priest for help. Father Wanderly suggests an exorcism; he believes the vulnerable teenager is the victim of demonic possession. He also contacts a production company that is eager to document the Barretts plight for a reality television show. With John, Marjorie's father, out of work for more than a year and medical bills looming, the family reluctantly agrees to be filmed never imagining that The Possession would become an instant hit. When events in the Barrett..
Summary
The lives of the Barretts, a normal suburban New England family, are torn apart when 14-year-old Marjorie begins to display signs of what at first seems to be acute schizophrenia, a condition which only gets worse, leading them believe its actually demonic possession, as they become the center of a reality TV show
Theme
Storyline
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Writing style
Award
  • Bram Stoker Award for Best Novel, 2015.
  • Massachusetts Book Awards, Fiction Award, 2016.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10423814
Cataloging source
TOH
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
A head full of ghosts : a novel, Paul G. Tremblay
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
906020638
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
286 pages
Isbn
9780062363237
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)906020638
Label
A head full of ghosts : a novel, Paul G. Tremblay
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
906020638
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
286 pages
Isbn
9780062363237
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)906020638

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