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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
A novel on a dysfunctional family in a Pennsylvania coal-mining town. The mother is in jail for killing the father and the four children are on their own. They are supported by the eldest, Harley Altmyer, 20, who is having an affair with the mother of a friend of his sister
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
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Dell, Tawni
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage boys
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Married women
  • Pennsylvania
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Married women
  • Teenage boys
  • Pennsylvania
Target audience
adult
Label
Back roads, Tawni O'Dell
Instantiates
Publication
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
ocm55941539
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
Publication
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
ocm55941539
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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