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Demon Copperhead / Barbara Kingsolver.

Kingsolver, Barbara, (author.). Playaway Digital Audio, (publisher.). Findaway World, LLC., (publisher.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781669665922
  • ISBN: 1669665925
  • Physical Description: 1 audio media player : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
  • Publisher: Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC, [2022]

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Title supplied by publisher.
Release date supplied by publisher.
Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening.
Previously released by HarperCollins.
Summary, etc.:
"'Anyone will tell you the born of this world are marked from the get-out, win or lose.' Demon Copperhead is set in the mountains of southern Appalachia. It's the story of a boy born to a teenaged single mother in a single-wide trailer, with no assets beyond his dead father's good looks and copper-colored hair, a caustic wit, and a fierce talent for survival. In a plot that never pauses for breath, relayed in his own unsparing voice, he braves the modern perils of foster care, child labor, derelict schools, athletic success, addiction, disastrous loves, and crushing losses. Through all of it, he reckons with his own invisibility in a popular culture where even the superheroes have abandoned rural people in favor of cities. Many generations ago, Charles Dickens wrote David Copperfield from his experience as a survivor of institutional poverty and its damages to children in his society. Those problems have yet to be solved in ours. Dickens is not a prerequisite for readers of this novel, but he provided its inspiration. In transposing a Victorian epic novel to the contemporary American South, Barbara Kingsolver enlists Dickens anger and compassion, and above all, his faith in the transformative powers of a good story. Demon Copperhead speaks for a new generation of lost boys, and all those born into beautiful, cursed places they can't imagine leaving behind."--Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Adult.
Subject: Rural children > Fiction.
Appalachian Region > Fiction.
Rural poor > Fiction.
Genre: Novels.
Audiobooks.

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Thompson Public Library.

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Thompson Public Library Kingsolver Playaway (Text) 34038139218465 Adult Fiction Playaway Checked out 03/12/2024

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