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Blood and guts in high school, Kathy Acker

Label
Blood and guts in high school
Title
Blood and guts in high school
Statement of responsibility
Kathy Acker
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the Mexican city of Mérida, ten-year-old Janey lives with Johnny--her "boyfriend, brother, sister, money, amusement, and father"-- until he leaves her for another woman. Bereft, Janey travels to New York City, plunging into an underworld of gangs, prostitution, and imprisonment. Then, in Tangier, she meets Jean Genet and beings a torrid affair that will lead Janey to her demise"--p. [4] of cover
Summary
You exist in this darkness. Rebels. Creeps. Outcasts. Loners. People who hate everybody' This is the story of Janey, who lived in a locked room, where she found a scrap of paper and began to write down her life. It's a story of lust, sex, pain, youth, punk, anarchy, gangs, the city, feminism, America, Jean Genet and the prisons we create for ourselves. A heady, surreal mash-up of coming-of-age tale, prose, poetry, plagiarism and illustration, Kathy Acker's breakthrough 1984 novel caused huge controversy and made her an avant-garde literary icon.
Tone
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200045
Cataloging source
YDX
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1948-1997
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Acker, Kathy
Dewey number
813.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Kraus, Chris
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True
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  • Prostitution
  • Child prostitution
  • Child prostitution
  • Prostitution
Target audience
adult
Label
Blood and guts in high school, Kathy Acker
Instantiates
Publication
Note
The corrected text with an introduction by Chris Kraus
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
ocn994362820
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Anniversary edition
Extent
141 pages, 24 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780802127624
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)994362820
Label
Blood and guts in high school, Kathy Acker
Publication
Note
The corrected text with an introduction by Chris Kraus
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
ocn994362820
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
Anniversary edition
Extent
141 pages, 24 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780802127624
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)994362820

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