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The Resource His illegal self, Peter Carey

His illegal self, Peter Carey

Label
His illegal self
Title
His illegal self
Statement of responsibility
Peter Carey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book it about the story of Che. Raised in isolated privilge by his New York grandmother, he is the precocious son of radical student activists at Harvard in the late sixties. This is an achingly beautiful story of the love between a young woman and a little boy
Summary
Brought up in isolated privilege by his New York grandmother, Che, a precocious seven-year-old boy, yearns for his parents, radical activists wanted by the FBI, until one afternoon, a woman claiming to be his mother arrives to help him escape, sending him on a bizarre odyssey that leads him to confront his life, his family, and his identity
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2008
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215061
Cataloging source
ANL
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1943-
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Carey, Peter
Dewey number
A823.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Mothers and sons
  • Radicals
Target audience
adult
Label
His illegal self, Peter Carey
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000042190156
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
[270] p.
Isbn
9781741665352
Isbn Type
(hbk.) :
Label
His illegal self, Peter Carey
Publication
Control code
000042190156
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
[270] p.
Isbn
9781741665352
Isbn Type
(hbk.) :

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