The Resource Marlena, Julie Buntin,

Marlena, Julie Buntin,

Label
Marlena
Title
Marlena
Statement of responsibility
Julie Buntin,
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An electric debut novel about love, addiction, and loss; the story of two girls and the feral year that will cost one her life, and define the other's for decades. Everything about fifteen-year-old Cat's new town in rural Michigan is lonely and off-kilter, until she meets her neighbor, the manic, beautiful, pill-popping Marlena. Cat, inexperienced and desperate for connection, is quickly lured into Marlena's orbit by little more than an arched eyebrow and a shake of white-blond hair. As the two girls turn the untamed landscape of their desolate small town into a kind of playground, Cat catalogues a litany of firsts -- first drink, first cigarette, first kiss -- while Marlena's habits harden and calcify. Within the year, Marlena is dead, drowned in six inches of icy water in the woods nearby. Now, decades later, when a ghost from that pivotal year surfaces unexpectedly, Cat must try to forgive herself and move on, even as the memory of Marlena keeps her tangled in the past. Alive with an urgent, unshakable tenderness, Julie Buntin's Marlena is an unforgettable look at the people who shape us beyond reason and the ways it might be possible to pull oneself back from the brink
Cataloging source
QBCL
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
Marlena, Julie Buntin,
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Marlena, Julie Buntin,
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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
1902408
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Dimensions
23 cm
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Extent
274 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781509844135
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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