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The Resource Twelve : a novel, Nick McDonell

Twelve : a novel, Nick McDonell

Label
Twelve : a novel
Title
Twelve
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Nick McDonell
Title variation
12
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in Manhattan between Christmas and New Year's Eve, from the housing projects of Harlem to the penthouses of Park Avenue, it is the story of White Mike, a seventeen-year-old prep-school dropout turned drug dealer, and his privileged peers. The kids of Twelve stay home in their multimillion-dollar co-ops and town houses, partying with drugs and sex and escalating violence. Access to cash is a given here, and the kids of Twelve have it all but are constantly looking for something more exotic, and more dangerous: like the new designer drug, twelve
Summary
White Mike, a seventeen-year-old prep school dropout and drug dealer, and his privileged peers spend their time partying with sex, drugs, and escalating violence in the pursuit of ever more exotic and dangerous thrills
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2003
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2002
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
082387
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1984-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McDonell, Nick
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Juvenile delinquents
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
  • Juvenile delinquents
  • New York (State)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Twelve : a novel, Nick McDonell
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
ocm48958365
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
244 p.
Isbn
9780802117175
Lccn
2002020760
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)48958365
Label
Twelve : a novel, Nick McDonell
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
ocm48958365
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
244 p.
Isbn
9780802117175
Lccn
2002020760
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)48958365

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