The Resource Dirt : a novel, David Vann, (electronic resource)

Dirt : a novel, David Vann, (electronic resource)

Label
Dirt : a novel
Title
Dirt
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
David Vann
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The year is 1985, and twenty-two-year-old Galen lives with his emotionally dependent mother in a secluded old house surrounded by a walnut orchard in a suburb of Sacramento. He doesn't know who his father is, his abusive grandfather is dead, and his grandmother, losing her memory, has been shipped off to a nursing home. Galen and his mother survive on the family's trust fund-old money that his aunt, Helen, and seventeen-year-old cousin, Jennifer, are determined to get their hands on. Galen, a New Age believer who considers himself an old soul, yearns for transformation: to free himself from the corporeal, to be as weightless as air, to walk on water. But he's powerless to stop the manic binges that overtake him, leading him to fixate on forbidden desires. A prisoner of his body, he is obsessed with thoughts of the boldly flirtatious Jennifer and dreams of shedding himself of the clinging mother whose fears and needs weigh him down. When the family takes a trip to an old cabin in the Sierras, near South Lake Tahoe, tensions crescendo. Caught in a compromising position, Galen will discover the shocking truth of just how far he will go to attain the transcendence he craves. An exhilarating portrayal of a legacy of violence and madness, Dirt is an entirely feverish read
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Vann, David
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • New Age persons
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Electronic books
  • California, Northern
  • Families
  • Log cabins
  • Trusts and trustees
  • Cousins
  • Family secrets
Target audience
adult
Label
Dirt : a novel, David Vann, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11913841
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
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
MWT11913841
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11913841
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11913841
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Dirt : a novel, David Vann, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11913841
Publication
Distribution
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
MWT11913841
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11913841
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11913841
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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