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The Resource Confessions of the Fox

Confessions of the Fox

Label
Confessions of the Fox
Title
Confessions of the Fox
Statement of responsibility
Jordy Rosenberg
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Language
eng
Summary
Finalist for the Lambda Literary Award, 2019Finalist for the Publishing Triangle Award, 2019 A New Yorker Book of the Year, 2018 A Huffington Post Book of the Year, 2018 A Buzzfeed Book of the Year, 2018 'Quite simply extraordinary... Imagine if Maggie Nelson, Daphne du Maurier and Daniel Defoe collaborated.' Sarah Perry, author of The Essex SerpentJack Sheppard - a transgender carpenter's apprentice - has fled his master's house to become a notorious prison break artist, and Bess Khan has escaped the draining of the fenlands to become a revolutionary mastermind. Together, they find themselves at the center of a web of corruption leading back to the dreaded Thief-Catcher General ... ...Or so we are told in a mysterious manuscript unearthed by one Professor R. Voth. Voth traces the origins and authenticity of the manuscript as Jack and Bess trace the connections between the bowels of Newgate Prison and the dissection chambers of the Royal College, in a bawdy collision of a novel about gender, love, and liberation.SHORTLISTED FOR THE CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE
Summary
A love story set in the eighteenth-century London of notorious thieves and queer subcultures, this genre-bending debut tells a profound story of gender, desire, and liberation
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Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2018.
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Cataloging source
DLC
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Rosenberg, Jordy
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Confessions of the Fox
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Publication
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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Isbn
9781786496249
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Confessions of the Fox
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:b213e8da-a6b9-440c-9ce7-a7dadd00ac24
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781786496249
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Specific material designation
optical disk

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