The Resource The panopticon : a novel, Jenni Fagan

The panopticon : a novel, Jenni Fagan

Label
The panopticon : a novel
Title
The panopticon
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jenni Fagan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Like everyone else in the Panopticon, 15-year-old Anais Hendricks has been in and out of foster care practically since birth. "[B]orn in a nuthouse to nobody that was ever seen again," she had her only successful foster placement with a prostitute later stabbed to death (Anais found the body). She's been sent to this facility, where the inmates are under constant surveillance, because she had a bad history with a policewoman who has been bludgeoned into a coma, and Anais--almost permanently whacked on whatever drug she can lay her hands on--can't explain why she has blood on her skirt. Amid the institution's crescent-shaped buildings and all-seeing watchtower, Anais befriends a group of ragtag ruffians and delves into her past, endlessly stoned and concerned she's being watched by an entity she calls "the experiment."
Summary
Sent to a home for chronic offenders, 15-year-old foster child Anais is unable to remember the events that led to her sentencing and considers her bleak life in the hands of untrustworthy adults before discovering herself within an ad hoc family that helps her take first steps toward friendship and personal strength
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books 2013
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2013.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10185451
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fagan, Jenni
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Foster children
  • Teenage girls
Target audience
adult
Label
The panopticon : a novel, Jenni Fagan
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
ocn813539764
Dimensions
cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages
Isbn
9780385347860
Lccn
2013006072
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)813539764
Label
The panopticon : a novel, Jenni Fagan
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
ocn813539764
Dimensions
cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages
Isbn
9780385347860
Lccn
2013006072
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)813539764

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