The Resource Perfect little world : a novel, Kevin Wilson, (electronic resource)

Perfect little world : a novel, Kevin Wilson, (electronic resource)

Label
Perfect little world : a novel
Title
Perfect little world
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kevin Wilson
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Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Isabelle Poole meets Dr. Preston Grind, she's just about out of options. She recently graduated from high school and is pregnant with her art teacher's baby. Her mother is dead and her father is a drunk. The art teacher is too much of a head-case to help raise the child. Izzy knows she can be a good mother but without any money or prospects, she's left searching.So when Dr. Grind offers her a space in The Infinite Family Project, she accepts. Housed in a spacious compound in Tennessee, she joins nine other couples, all with children the same age as her newborn son, to raise their children as one extended family. Grind's theory is that the more parental love a child receives, the better off they are.This attempt at a utopian ideal-funded by an eccentric billionaire-starts off promising: Izzy enjoys the kids, reading to them and teaching them to cook. She even forms a bond with her son more meaningful than she ever expected. But soon the gentle equilibrium among the families is upset and it all starts to disintegrate: unspoken resentments between the couples begin to fester; the project's funding becomes tenuous; and Izzy's feelings for Dr. Grind, who is looking to expunge his own painful childhood, make her question her participation in this strange experiment in the first place.Written with the same compassionate voice, disarming sense of humor, and quirky charm that made The Family Fang such a success, PERFECT LITTLE WORLD is a poignant look at how the best families are the ones we make for ourselves
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1978-
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Wilson, Kevin
Dewey number
813.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3623.I58546
LC item number
P47 2017ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Therese Plummer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Plummer, Thérèse
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  • Human experimentation in psychology
  • Utopias
  • Families
  • FICTION / Literary
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Label
Perfect little world : a novel, Kevin Wilson, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
  • Unabridged.
  • Retail edition.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (12 hr., 25 min., 16 sec.))
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unknown
Form of item
online
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not applicable
Isbn
9780062658616
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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.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
5062ce21-63c5-4b14-a8f5-2bc1aed8b98f
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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(OCoLC)970124532
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Label
Perfect little world : a novel, Kevin Wilson, (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
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
  • Unabridged.
  • Retail edition.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (12 hr., 25 min., 16 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062658616
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.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
5062ce21-63c5-4b14-a8f5-2bc1aed8b98f
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)970124532
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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