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The Resource Close your eyes, hold hands : A Novel., Chris Bohjalian, (electronic resource)

Close your eyes, hold hands : A Novel., Chris Bohjalian, (electronic resource)

Label
Close your eyes, hold hands : A Novel.
Title
Close your eyes, hold hands
Title remainder
A Novel.
Statement of responsibility
Chris Bohjalian
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A heartbreaking, wildly inventive, and moving novel narrated by a teenage runaway, from the bestselling author of Midwives and The Sandcastle Girls.Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands is the story of Emily Shepard, a homeless teen living in an igloo made of ice and trash bags filled with frozen leaves. Half a year earlier, a nuclear plant in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom had experienced a cataclysmic meltdown, and both of Emily's parents were killed. Devastatingly, her father was in charge of the plant, and the meltdown may have been his fault. Was he drunk when it happened? Thousands of people are forced to flee their homes in the Kingdom; rivers and forests are destroyed; and Emily feels certain that as the daughter of the most hated man in America, she is in danger. So instead of following the social workers and her classmates after the meltdown, Emily takes off on her own for Burlington, where she survives by stealing, sleeping on the floor of a..
Summary
Living in an igloo of ice and trash bags half a year after a cataclysmic nuclear disaster, Emily, convinced that she will be hated as the daughter of the drunken father who caused the meltdown, assumes a fictional identity while protecting a homeless boy
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
LibraryReads Favorites, 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10316666
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bohjalian, Chris
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Vintage Contemporaries
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
Close your eyes, hold hands : A Novel., Chris Bohjalian, (electronic resource)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=5F7CE6CC-D2D9-411E-AC7C-2F9505FFB9A4
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780385534840
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
5F7CE6CC-D2D9-411E-AC7C-2F9505FFB9A4
Label
Close your eyes, hold hands : A Novel., Chris Bohjalian, (electronic resource)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=5F7CE6CC-D2D9-411E-AC7C-2F9505FFB9A4
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780385534840
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
5F7CE6CC-D2D9-411E-AC7C-2F9505FFB9A4

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