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The knockout queen, by Rufi Thorpe

Label
The knockout queen
Title
The knockout queen
Statement of responsibility
by Rufi Thorpe
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A dazzling and darkly comic novel of love, violence, and friendship in the California suburbs Bunny Lampert is the princess of North Shore--beautiful, tall, blond, with a rich real-estate-developer father and a swimming pool in her backyard. Michael--with a ponytail down his back and a septum piercing--lives with his aunt in the cramped stucco cottage next door. When Bunny catches Michael smoking in her yard, he discovers that her life is not as perfect as it seems. At six foot three, Bunny towers over their classmates. Even as she dreams of standing out and competing in the Olympics, she is desperate to fit in, to seem normal, and to get a boyfriend, all while hiding her father's escalating alcoholism. Michael has secrets of his own. At home and at school Michael pretends to be straight, but at night he tries to understand himself by meeting men online for anonymous encounters that both thrill and scare him. When Michael falls in love for the first time, a vicious strain of gossip circulates and a terrible, brutal act becomes the defining feature of both his and Bunny's futures--and of their friendship. With storytelling as intoxicating as it is intelligent, Rufi Thorpe has created a tragic and unflinching portrait of identity, a fascinating examination of our struggles to exist in our bodies, and an excruciatingly beautiful story of two humans aching for connection
Cataloging source
DLC
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Thorpe, Rufi
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3620.H787
LC item number
K59 2020
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Teenage girls
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Friendship in adolescence
  • Closeted gays
  • Electronic books
  • North Shore (Calif.)
Label
The knockout queen, by Rufi Thorpe
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525656791
Lccn
2019012983
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
887c27b5-059b-4e3b-ac33-494fdba2b388
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1090278981
  • (OCoLC)on1090278981
Label
The knockout queen, by Rufi Thorpe
Link
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525656791
Lccn
2019012983
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
887c27b5-059b-4e3b-ac33-494fdba2b388
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1090278981
  • (OCoLC)on1090278981

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