The Resource Still life with tornado, by A.S. King, (electronic resource)

Still life with tornado, by A.S. King, (electronic resource)

Label
Still life with tornado
Title
Still life with tornado
Statement of responsibility
by A.S. King
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A heartbreaking and mindbending story of a talented teenage artist's awakening to the brokenness of her family from critically acclaimed award-winner A.S. King.Sixteen-year-old Sarah can't draw. This is a problem, because as long as she can remember, she has "done the art." She thinks she's having an existential crisis. And she might be right; she does keep running into past and future versions of herself as she wanders the urban ruins of Philadelphia. Or maybe she's finally waking up to the tornado that is her family, the tornado that six years ago sent her once-beloved older brother flying across the country for a reason she can't quite recall. After decades of staying together "for the kids" and building a family on a foundation of lies and domestic violence, Sarah's parents have reached the end. Now Sarah must come to grips with years spent sleepwalking in the ruins of their toxic marriage. As Sarah herself often observes, nothing about her pain is remotely original--and yet it still hurts. Insightful, heartbreaking, and ultimately hopeful, this is a vivid portrait of abuse, survival, resurgence that will linger with readers long after the last page.★ "A deeply moving, frank, and compassionate exploration of trauma and resilience, filled to the brim with incisive, grounded wisdom."--Booklist, starred review ★ "King writes with the confidence of a tightrope walker working without a net."--Publishers Weekly, starred review★"[King] blurs reality, truth, violence, emotion, creativity, and art in a show of respect for YA readers."--Horn Book Magazine, starred review★ "King's brilliance, artistry, and originality as an author shine through in this thought-provoking work. [...] An unforgettable experience." SLJ,starred.From the Hardcover edition
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
King, A. S.
Dewey number
[Fic]
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Intended audience
9-12
LC call number
PZ7.K5693
LC item number
St 2016ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Karissa Vacker
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Vacker, Karissa
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Family secrets
  • Family violence
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Family secrets
  • Family violence
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Art
Target audience
adolescent
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not applicable
Label
Still life with tornado, by A.S. King, (electronic resource)
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Instantiates
Publication
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unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn960637768
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (8 hr., 56 min., 30 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780735287525
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
87AFE1CE-3E83-4A0A-9041-AFF8D69F9B57
System control number
(OCoLC)960637768
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Still life with tornado, by A.S. King, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn960637768
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (8 hr., 56 min., 30 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780735287525
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
87AFE1CE-3E83-4A0A-9041-AFF8D69F9B57
System control number
(OCoLC)960637768
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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