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The wisdom of perversity : a novel, by Rafael Yglesias

Label
The wisdom of perversity : a novel
Title
The wisdom of perversity
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Rafael Yglesias
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Brian and Jeff were best friends when they were young, leading lives of promise in New York City in the late 1960s, until something happened that brought an end to both their childhood and their friendship. Forty years later, when their secret surfaces in a terrible new context, they are forced to reunite by Jeff's cousin, Julie, who was also a victim of their childhood trauma. Together they must decide whether to tell all -- unbalancing their lives and threatening their future -- or continue to hide the truth and allow others to be victimized. ... [T]hese three childhood friends who join together as adults to acknowledge the ways in which their lives were altered by the actions of a predator who sexually abused them, and who now, many years later, has been exposed by more recent victims but, thanks to his wealth and influence, is on the verge of escaping punishment" --
Summary
Brian and Jeff were best friends when they were young, leading lives of promise in New York City in the late 1960s, until something happened that brought an end to both their childhood and their friendship. Forty years later, when their secret surfaces in a terrible new context, they are forced to reunite by Jeff’s cousin, Julie, who was also a victim of their childhood trauma. Together they must decide whether to tell all--unbalancing their lives and threatening their future--or continue to hide the truth and allow others to be victimized
Theme
Tone
Assigning source
provided by publisher
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10406892
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yglesias, Rafael
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Child sexual abuse
  • Life change events
  • Friendship
Target audience
adult
Label
The wisdom of perversity : a novel, by Rafael Yglesias
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
ocn886493353
Dimensions
cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages
Isbn
9781616203849
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2014031971
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)886493353
Label
The wisdom of perversity : a novel, by Rafael Yglesias
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
ocn886493353
Dimensions
cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages
Isbn
9781616203849
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2014031971
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)886493353

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