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The Resource Back roads, Tawni O'Dell

Back roads, Tawni O'Dell

Label
Back roads
Title
Back roads
Statement of responsibility
Tawni O'Dell
Title variation
Back roads
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Harley Altmyer should be in college drinking Rolling Rock and chasing girls. He should be freed from his closed-minded, stricken coal town, with its lack of jobs and no sense of humor. Instead, he's constantly reminded of just how messed up his life is. With his mother in jail for killing his abusive father, Harley is an orphan with the responsibilities of an adult and the fiery, aggressive libido of a teenager. Just nineteen years old, he's marooned in the Pennsylvania backwoods caring for his three younger sisters, whose feelings about him range from stifling dependence to loathing. And once he develops an obsession with the sexy, melancholic mother of two living down the road, those Victoria's Secret catalogs just won't do the trick anymore. He wants Callie Mercer so badly he fears he will explode. But it's the family secrets, the lies, and the unspoken truths that light the fuse and erupt into a series of staggering surprises, leaving what's left of his family in tatters. Through every ordeal, the unforgettable Harley could never know that his endearing humor, his love for his sisters, and his bumbling heroics would redeem them all."--Publisher's description
Summary
A teenaged boy, marooned in a Pennsylvania coal town caring for his three younger sisters, develops an obsession with a young mother. Unspoken truths and family secrets lead to a series of staggering surprises
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
047754
Cataloging source
APL
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Back roads, Tawni O'Dell
Link
https://covers.openlibrary.org/b/id/293437-M.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes Reading Guide (p. 326-[327]) and an excerpt from the author's Coal Run (p. [328]-343)
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
55941539
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
343 pages
Isbn
9780451212450
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)55941539
Label
Back roads, Tawni O'Dell
Link
https://covers.openlibrary.org/b/id/293437-M.jpg
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes Reading Guide (p. 326-[327]) and an excerpt from the author's Coal Run (p. [328]-343)
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
55941539
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
343 pages
Isbn
9780451212450
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)55941539

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