The Resource The girls : a novel, Emma Cline

The girls : a novel, Emma Cline

Label
The girls : a novel
Title
The girls
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Emma Cline
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Northern California, during the violent end of the 1960s. At the start of summer, a lonely and thoughtful teenager, Evie Boyd, sees a group of girls in the park, and is immediately caught by their freedom, their careless dress, their dangerous aura of abandon. Soon, Evie is in thrall to Suzanne, a mesmerizing older girl, and is drawn into the circle of a soon-to-be infamous cult and the man who is its charismatic leader. Hidden in the hills, their sprawling ranch is eerie and run down, but to Evie, it is exotic, thrilling, charged--a place where she feels desperate to be accepted. As she spends more time away from her mother and the rhythms of her daily life, and as her obsession with Suzanne intensifies, Evie does not realize she is coming closer and closer to unthinkable violence
Summary
Mesmerized by a band of girls in the park she perceives as enjoying a life of free and careless abandon, 1960s teen Evie Boyd becomes obsessed with gaining acceptance into their circle, only to find herself drawn into a cult and seduced by its charismatic leader.
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Shirley Jackson Awards, Novel, 2016.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10485725
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cline, Emma
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage girls
  • Communal living
  • Nineteen sixties
  • Counterculture
  • Communal living
  • Counterculture
  • Nineteen sixties
  • Teenage girls
  • California
Target audience
adult
Label
The girls : a novel, Emma Cline
Instantiates
Publication
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
ocn907585910
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
355 pages
Isbn
9780812998603
Lccn
2015012714
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)907585910
Label
The girls : a novel, Emma Cline
Publication
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
ocn907585910
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
355 pages
Isbn
9780812998603
Lccn
2015012714
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)907585910

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