The Resource About a boy, Nick Hornby

About a boy, Nick Hornby

Label
About a boy
Title
About a boy
Statement of responsibility
Nick Hornby
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"How cool was Will Freeman? Too cool! At thirty-six, he's as hip as a teenager. He's single, child-free, goes to the right clubs and knows which trainers to wear. He's also found a great way to score with women: attend single parents' groups full of available (and grateful) mothers, all hoping to meet a Nice Guy. Which is how Will meets Marcus, the oldest twelve-year-old on the planet. Marcus is a bit strange: he listens to Joni Mitchell and Mozart, looks after his mum and has never owned a pair of trainers. But Marcus latches on to Will - and won't let go. Can Will teach Marcus how to grow up cool? And can Marcus help Will just to grow up?" -- Book Jacket
Summary
Will trades his lack of enthusiasm toward children for a date with a truly beautiful woman and single mother in a comic, incisive novel about modern romance
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1999.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1998
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
003522
Cataloging source
Uk
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hornby, Nick
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Single men
  • Children of divorced parents
  • Single mothers
  • Boys
Target audience
adult
Label
About a boy, Nick Hornby
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Gollancz, 1998
Control code
000027214076
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
278 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780241950227
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)60559634
Label
About a boy, Nick Hornby
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Gollancz, 1998
Control code
000027214076
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
278 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780241950227
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)60559634

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