The Resource Playing, Melanie Abrams, (electronic resource)

Playing, Melanie Abrams, (electronic resource)

Label
Playing
Title
Playing
Statement of responsibility
Melanie Abrams
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Melanie Abrams's debut novel is a provocative tale about love, betrayal, and how one young woman's unconventional sexual reawakening uncovers the most guarded parts of her past. When Josie, an anthropology grad student, is unexpectedly offered a job as the nanny for six-year-old Tyler, she innocently accepts. Though Josie doesn't necessarily need the job, there's something about Tyler's single mom, Mary--her beauty, her confidence, her resemblance to Josie's mother--that draws Josie in. While her quick intimacy with Mary soothes Josie's estrangement from her own parents, it also breeds betrayal when Josie falls for Mary's crush, Devesh. An Indian surgeon ten years Josie's senior, Devesh is a strong and enigmatic man who pulls Josie into a dizzying world of sexual domination and submission that speaks to her deeply hidden desires. It is a world of games that fast becomes serious, forcing Josie to confront the darkest moments of her past as she desperately struggles with her family history, her own violent impulses, and her love for Devesh. Rapturous, illuminating, and emotionally charged, Playing is an unflinching look at the irrevocable consequences of giving in to our most secret passions, and the freedom and imprisonment that comes with true self-knowledge
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Abrams, Melanie
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sexual dominance and submission
  • Bondage (Sexual behavior)
  • Physicians
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Playing, Melanie Abrams, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
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
9781555848415
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12268471
Publisher number
MWT12268471
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Playing, Melanie Abrams, (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
9781555848415
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12268471
Publisher number
MWT12268471
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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