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The Resource Neon in daylight, Hermione Hoby

Neon in daylight, Hermione Hoby

Label
Neon in daylight
Title
Neon in daylight
Statement of responsibility
Hermione Hoby
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"New York City in 2012, the sweltering summer before Hurricane Sandy hits. Kate, a young woman newly arrived from England, is staying in a Manhattan apartment while she tries to figure out her future. She has two unfortunate responsibilities during her time in America: to make regular Skype calls to her miserable boyfriend back home, and to cat-sit an indifferent feline named Joni Mitchell. The city has other plans for her. In New York's parks and bodegas, its galleries and performance spaces, its bars and clubs crowded with bodies, Kate encounters two strangers who will transform her stay: Bill, a charismatic but embittered writer made famous by the movie version of his only novel; and Inez, his daughter, a recent high school graduate who supplements her Bushwick cafe salary by enacting the fantasies of men she meets on Craigslist. Unmoored from her old life, Kate falls into an infatuation with both of them. Set in a heatwave that feels like it will never break, Neon In Daylight marries deep intelligence with captivating characters to offer us a joyful, unflinching exploration of desire, solitude, and the thin line between life and art."--Publisher's description
Summary
A young Englishwoman cat-sitting in a Manhattan apartment breaks from her previously mundane life after befriending an embittered writer and his daughter, a recent high school graduate who makes money fulfilling the fantasies of men she meets on Craigslist
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10618518
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hoby, Hermione
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Immigrants
  • English fiction
  • Interpersonal relations
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • FICTION / Coming of Age
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Urban Life
  • FICTION / Women
Target audience
adult
Label
Neon in daylight, Hermione Hoby
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
ocn988857646
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
282 pages
Isbn
9781936787753
Lccn
2017938488
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)988857646
Label
Neon in daylight, Hermione Hoby
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
ocn988857646
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
282 pages
Isbn
9781936787753
Lccn
2017938488
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)988857646

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