The Resource Beautiful children : a novel, Charles Bock

Beautiful children : a novel, Charles Bock

Label
Beautiful children : a novel
Title
Beautiful children
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Charles Bock
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One Saturday night in Las Vegas, twelve-year-old Newell Ewing goes out with a friend and doesn't come home. In the aftermath of his disappearance, his mother, Lorraine, makes daily pilgrimages to her son's room and tortures herself with memories. Equally distraught, the boy's father, Lincoln, finds himself wanting to comfort his wife even as he yearns for solace, a loving touch, any kind of intimacy. As the Ewings navigate the mystery of what's become of their son, the circumstances surrounding Newell's vanishing and other events on that same night reverberate through the lives of seemingly disconnected strangers: a comic book illustrator in town for a weekend of debauchery; a painfully shy and possibly disturbed young artist; a stripper who imagines moments from her life as if they were movie scenes; a bubbly teenage wiccan anarchist; a dangerous and scheming gutter punk; a band of misfit runaways
Title
Beautiful children
Creator
Summary
One Saturday night in Las Vegas, twelve-year-old Newell Ewing goes out with a friend and doesn't come home. In the aftermath of his disappearance, his mother, Lorraine, makes daily pilgrimages to her son's room and tortures herself with memories. Equallydistraught, the boy's father, Lincoln, finds himself wanting to comfort his wife even as he yearns for solace, a loving touch, any kind of intimacy. As the Ewings navigate the mystery of what's become of their son, the circumstances surrounding Newell's vanishing and other events on that same night reverberate through the lives of seemingly disconnected strangers: a comic book illustrator in town for a weekend of debauchery; a painfully shy and possibly disturbed young artist; a stripper who imagines moments from her life as if they were movie scenes; a bubbly teenage wiccan anarchist; a dangerous and scheming gutter punk; a band of misfit runaways
Subject
Genre
Award
  • Award/Notable book
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2008
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
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207346
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.O3255
LC item number
B43 2008
Literary form
novels
Target audience
adult
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Charles Bock
Label
Beautiful children : a novel, Charles Bock
Link
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm82772602
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
417 pages
Isbn
9781400066506
Lccn
2007004166
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)82772602

Library Locations

    • Monmouth Public LibraryBorrow it
      168 S Ecols St., Monmouth, OR, 97361, US
      44.848141 -123.23189
    • Newberg Public LibraryBorrow it
      503 East Hancock Street, Newberg, OR, 97132, US
      45.301909 -122.974741
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