The Resource Hard mouth : a novel, Amanda Goldblatt

Hard mouth : a novel, Amanda Goldblatt

Label
Hard mouth : a novel
Title
Hard mouth
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Amanda Goldblatt
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For ten years, Denny's father has battled cancer. The drawn-out loss has forged Denny into a dazed, antisocial young woman. On the clock, she works as a lab tech, readying fruit flies for experimentation. In her spare time, only her parents, an aggressively kind best friend, and her blowhard imaginary pal Gene--who she knows isn't real--ornament her stale days in the DC suburbs. Now her father's cancer is back for a third time, and he's rejecting treatment. Denny's transgressive reaction is to flee. She begins to dismantle her life, constructing in its place the fantasy of perfect detachment. Unsure whether the impulse is monastic or suicidal, she rents a secluded cabin in the mountains. When she discovers life in the wilderness isn't the perfect detachment she was expecting--and that she isn't as alone as she'd hoped--Denny is forced to reckon with this failure while confronting a new life with its own set of pleasures and dangerous incursions
Cataloging source
DLC
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Goldblatt, Amanda
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Terminally ill parents
  • Grief
  • Imaginary companions
  • Introspection
Label
Hard mouth : a novel, Amanda Goldblatt
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
on1083180026
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
245 pages
Isbn
9781640092426
Lccn
2018060435
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1083180026
  • 1339004
  • (OCoLC)1083180026
Label
Hard mouth : a novel, Amanda Goldblatt
Publication
Copyright
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
on1083180026
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
245 pages
Isbn
9781640092426
Lccn
2018060435
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1083180026
  • 1339004
  • (OCoLC)1083180026

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