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The Resource Losing it, Emma Rathbone

Losing it, Emma Rathbone

Label
Losing it
Title
Losing it
Statement of responsibility
Emma Rathbone
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A poignant, hilarious novel about a woman who still has her virginity at the age of twenty-six, and the summer she's determined to lose it and find herself. Julia Greenfield has a problem: she's twenty-six years old and she's still a virgin. Sex ought to be easy. People have it all the time! But, without meaning to, she made it through college and into adulthood with her virginity intact. Something's got to change. To re-route herself from her stalled life, Julia travels to spend the summer with her mysterious aunt Vivienne in North Carolina. It's not long, however, before she unearths a confounding secret her 58 year old aunt is a virgin too. In the unrelenting heat of the southern summer, Julia becomes fixated on puzzling out what could have lead to Viv's appalling condition, all while trying to avoid the same fate. Filled with offbeat characters and subtle, wry humor, Losing It is about the primal fear that you just. might. never. meet. anyone. It's about desiring something with the kind of obsessive fervor that almost guarantees you won't get it. It's about the blurry lines between sex and love, and trying to figure out which one you're going for. And it's about the decisions and non-decisions we make that can end up shaping a life"--
Summary
"A poignant, hilarious novel about a woman who still has her virginity at the age of twenty-six, and the summer she's determined to lose it and find herself."--
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Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10496969
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Losing it, Emma Rathbone
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
929056020
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
258 pages
Isbn
9781594634772
Lccn
2016003534
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)929056020
Label
Losing it, Emma Rathbone
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
929056020
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
258 pages
Isbn
9781594634772
Lccn
2016003534
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)929056020

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