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The Resource One of the boys : a novel, Daniel Magariel

One of the boys : a novel, Daniel Magariel

Label
One of the boys : a novel
Title
One of the boys
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Magariel
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A riveting and emotionally harrowing debut about two young brothers and their physically and psychologically abusive father--One of the Boys is 160 perfect, stunning pages by a major new talent. The three of them--a twelve-year-old boy, his older brother, their father--have won the war: the father's term for his bitter divorce and custody battle. They leave their Kansas home and drive through the night to Albuquerque, eager to begin again, united by the thrilling possibility of carving out a new life together. The boys go to school, join basketball teams, make friends. Meanwhile their father works from home, smoking cheap cigars to hide another smell. But soon the little missteps--the dead-eyed absentmindedness, the late night noises, the comings and goings of increasingly odd characters--become sinister, and the boys find themselves watching their father change, grow erratic, then violent. Set in the sublimely stark landscape of suburban New Mexico and a cramped apartment shut tight to the world, One of the Boys conveys with stunning prose and chilling clarity a young boy's struggle to hold onto the dangerous pieces of his shattered family. Harrowing and beautiful, Daniel Magariel's masterful debut is a story of survival: two foxhole-weary brothers banding together to protect each other from the father they once trusted, but no longer recognize. With the emotional core of A Little Life and the compact power of We the Animals, One of the Boys is among the most moving and remarkable debut novels you'll ever read"--
  • "A riveting and emotionally harrowing debut about two young brothers and their physically and psychologically abusive father--One of the Boys is 160 perfect, stunning pages by a major new talent"--
Summary
Leaving Kansas with the father who won a bitter custody dispute, a 12-year-old boy and his older brother start over in Albuquerque, only to be dismayed by the odd and sinister characters that make up their father's new social circle
Storyline
Tone
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Character
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  • Provided by publisher
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10554479
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
560
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
One of the boys : a novel, Daniel Magariel
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=2831099
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Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn976036275
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
1 online resource (168 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501156182
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
928EC39F-C9B4-41D6-A1E8-A30E51E38834
System control number
(OCoLC)976036275
Label
One of the boys : a novel, Daniel Magariel
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=2831099
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn976036275
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
1 online resource (168 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501156182
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
928EC39F-C9B4-41D6-A1E8-A30E51E38834
System control number
(OCoLC)976036275

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