The Resource Just call me a superhero, (electronic resource)

Just call me a superhero, (electronic resource)

Label
Just call me a superhero
Title
Just call me a superhero
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Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The acclaimed author of Broken Glass Park brings a disfigured teenager's coming of age in Berlin. Once a handsome teenager, seventeen-year-old Marek is left badly disfigured after a Rottweiler attack. Now his mother sends him to a support group for young people with physical disabilities-what he calls "the cripple group"-led by an eccentric older man only known as "the guru". Angry at the world and dismissive of the group, Marek sees no connection between their misfortunes and his own. Then a family crisis forces Marek to face his demons, and he finds himself in dire need of support. But the distance he has put between himself and the guru's misshapen acolytes may well be too great to bridge. Just Call Me Superhero cements Alina Bronsky's reputation as one of Germany's most compelling and stylish young authors. An atmospheric evocation of modern Berlin, a vivid portrait of youth under pressure, and a moving story about learning to love, this new novel from the author of Broken Glass Park and Hottest Dishes of the Tartar Cuisine is an irreverent look at the sometimes-difficult work of self-acceptance
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Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bronsky, Alina
Dewey number
833/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Disfigured children
  • Children with disabilities
  • Self-help groups
  • Self-acceptance
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Just call me a superhero, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609452414
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12590359
Publisher number
MWT12590359
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Just call me a superhero, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609452414
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12590359
Publisher number
MWT12590359
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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