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The Resource Shelter in place, Alexander Maksik

Shelter in place, Alexander Maksik

Label
Shelter in place
Title
Shelter in place
Statement of responsibility
Alexander Maksik
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Shelter in Place is a stylish literary novel about the hereditary nature of mental illness, the fleeting intensity of youth, the obligations of family, and the consequences of love. Joseph March, a twenty-one-year-old working class kid from Seattle, has just graduated from college and his future beckons, unencumbered, limitless, magnificent. Joe's life implodes when he starts to suffer the symptoms of bipolar disorder, and, not long after, his mother, Anne-Marie March, beats a stranger to death with a hammer. Joe moves to White Pine, Washington, Where Anne-Marie is serving time and his father has set up house. He is followed by Tess Wolff, a fiercely independent woman with whom he is in love. Meanwhile, Joe's mother is gradually being transformed into a national heroine. Many see her crime as a furious, exasperated act of righteous rebellion. Tess, too, is under her spell. Spurred on by Anne-Marie's example, she enlists Joe in a plan that will forever change their lives. Maksik sings of modern America's battered soul and of the lacerating emotions that make us human. Magnetic and masterfully told, Shelter in Place is about the things we are willing to die for, and those we're willing to kill for
Summary
A recent college graduate with his whole life in front of him becomes sidelined when his mother murders someone and becomes a folk hero whose actions were those of a righteous rebellion
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10526887
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Maksik, Alexander
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.A37
LC item number
S54 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Manic-depressive persons
  • Northwest, Pacific
Target audience
adult
Label
Shelter in place, Alexander Maksik
Instantiates
Publication
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20812196
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
388 pages
Isbn
9781609453640
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn933584670
  • (OCoLC)933584670
Label
Shelter in place, Alexander Maksik
Publication
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20812196
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
388 pages
Isbn
9781609453640
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn933584670
  • (OCoLC)933584670

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