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The Resource Neon in daylight, Hermione Hoby, (electronic resource)

Neon in daylight, Hermione Hoby, (electronic resource)

Label
Neon in daylight
Title
Neon in daylight
Statement of responsibility
Hermione Hoby
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"New York City in 2012, the sweltering summer before Hurricane Sandy hits. Kate, a young woman newly arrived from England, is staying in a Manhattan apartment while she tries to figure out her future. She has two unfortunate responsibilities during her time in America: to make regular Skype calls to her miserable boyfriend back home, and to cat-sit an indifferent feline named Joni Mitchell. The city has other plans for her. In New York's parks and bodegas, its galleries and performance spaces, its bars and clubs crowded with bodies, Kate encounters two strangers who will transform her stay: Bill, a charismatic but embittered writer made famous by the movie version of his only novel; and Inez, his daughter, a recent high school graduate who supplements her Bushwick cafe salary by enacting the fantasies of men she meets on Craigslist. Unmoored from her old life, Kate falls into an infatuation with both of them. Set in a heatwave that feels like it will never break, Neon In Daylight marries deep intelligence with captivating characters to offer us a joyful, unflinching exploration of desire, solitude, and the thin line between life and art."--Publisher's description
Summary
A young Englishwoman cat-sitting in a Manhattan apartment breaks from her previously mundane life after befriending an embittered writer and his daughter, a recent high school graduate who makes money fulfilling the fantasies of men she meets on Craigslist
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10618518
Cataloging source
IDEBK
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Neon in daylight, Hermione Hoby, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=3294347
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1007841793
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781936787760
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
6DE8261F-5E0C-46C8-9866-EE75795BE36A
System control number
(OCoLC)1007841793
Label
Neon in daylight, Hermione Hoby, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=3294347
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1007841793
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781936787760
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
6DE8261F-5E0C-46C8-9866-EE75795BE36A
System control number
(OCoLC)1007841793

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