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Still life with tornado, A.S. King

Label
Still life with tornado
Title
Still life with tornado
Statement of responsibility
A.S. King
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sixteen-year-old Sarah can't draw. This is a problem, because as long as she can remember, she has 'done the art.' She thinks she's having an existential crisis. And she might be right; she does keep running into past and future versions of herself as she wanders the urban ruins of Philadelphia. Or maybe she's finally waking up to the tornado that is her family, the tornado that six years ago sent her once-beloved older brother flying across the country for a reason she can't quite recall. After decades of staying together 'for the kids' and building a family on a foundation of lies and domestic violence, Sarah's parents have reached the end. Now Sarah must come to grips with years spent sleepwalking in the ruins of their toxic marriage. As Sarah herself often observes, nothing about her pain is remotely original-and yet it still hurts. Insightful, heartbreaking, and ultimately hopeful, this is a vivid portrait of abuse, survival, resurgence that will linger with readers long after the last page
Summary
"A talented 16-year-old artist slowly discovers the history of domestic violence behind why her brother left the family years earlier and why she suddenly cannot make art"--
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2016
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2016
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2017.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10524446
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
King, A. S.
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Intended audience
For young adults
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Family secrets
  • Family violence
  • Families
  • Young adult fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Still life with tornado, A.S. King
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: U.S. : Dutton Books, 2016
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000059702420
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
295 pages
Isbn
9781925498646
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)976432061
Label
Still life with tornado, A.S. King
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: U.S. : Dutton Books, 2016
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000059702420
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
295 pages
Isbn
9781925498646
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)976432061

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