Demon Copperhead
(Playaway Audiobook)

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Published
Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC, [2022].
ISBN
1669665925, 9781669665922
Physical Desc
1 audio media player (1260 min.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
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LocationCall NumberStatus
Belmont Beech St. - AV/NewPLAYAWAY FIC KINOn Shelf
Cambridge - AudiovisualBOP FICTION Kingsolver, BarbaraOn Shelf
Cambridge - AudiovisualBOP FICTION Kingsolver, BarbaraChecked Out
Cambridge Central Square - AudiovisualBOP FICTION Kingsolver, BarbaraOn Shelf
Dover - AudiovisualPLAYAWAY KOn Shelf
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Published
Solon, Ohio : Findaway World, LLC, [2022].
Format
Playaway Audiobook
Language
English
ISBN
1669665925, 9781669665922

Notes

General Note
Issued on Playaway.
General Note
Title supplied by publisher.
General Note
Release date supplied by publisher.
General Note
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for playback.
General Note
Previously released by HarperCollins.
Participants/Performers
Performed by Charlie Thurston.
Description
"From the New York Times bestselling author of Unsheltered and Flight Behavior, a brilliant novel which enthralls, compels, and captures the heart as it evokes a young hero's unforgettable journey to maturity. "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
Adult.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Kingsolver, B., & Thurston, C. (2022). Demon Copperhead . Findaway World, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kingsolver, Barbara and Charlie, Thurston. 2022. Demon Copperhead. Findaway World, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Kingsolver, Barbara and Charlie, Thurston. Demon Copperhead Findaway World, LLC, 2022.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Kingsolver, Barbara,, and Charlie Thurston. Demon Copperhead Findaway World, LLC, 2022.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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