The Resource Leaving Yesler : a novel, (electronic resource)

Leaving Yesler : a novel, (electronic resource)

Label
Leaving Yesler : a novel
Title
Leaving Yesler
Title remainder
a novel
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
LEAVING YESLER features a sensitive, mixed race (Puerto Rican and black) protagonist (Bobby). Bobby's life is difficult--in short order, he lost his mom to cancer and his older protective brother to Vietnam. His Filipino stepfather is old and not long for the world. The plot, which takes place in the politically tumultuous year of 1968, follows him from his last days in the Yesler Terrace housing project in Seattle to just short of his first day in college. Not only must he survive the dangers within the projects, he must also come to terms with questions about his ethnic identity and his sexuality. The novel is set within the literary realm of magical realism. The ghosts of Bobby's mother and older brother continuously reappear to comfort and advise him. It would best be classified as Young Adult, although it is clearly not limited to such an audience. Essentially, this is a coming-of-age novel set in an urban environment, and it deals with serious issues in a young man's growth and development
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Bacho, Peter
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Yesler Terrace Garden Community (Public housing development : Seattle, Wash.)
  • Filipino Americans
  • Grief
  • Filipino Americans
  • Racially mixed people
  • Electronic books
  • Seattle (Wash.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Leaving Yesler : a novel, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12083658
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
MWT12083658
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
MWT12083658
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12083658
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Leaving Yesler : a novel, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12083658
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
MWT12083658
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
MWT12083658
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12083658
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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