The Resource The grief keeper, Alexandra Villasante, (electronic resource)

The grief keeper, Alexandra Villasante, (electronic resource)

Label
The grief keeper
Title
The grief keeper
Statement of responsibility
Alexandra Villasante
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This stunning YA debut is a timely and heartfelt speculative narrative about healing, faith, and freedom.Seventeen-year-old Marisol has always dreamed of being American, learning what Americans and the US are like from television and Mrs. Rosen, an elderly expat who had employed Marisol's mother as a maid. When she pictured an American life for herself, she dreamed of a life like Aimee and Amber's, the title characters of her favorite American TV show. She never pictured fleeing her home in El Salvador under threat of death and stealing across the US border as "an illegal", but after her brother is murdered and her younger sister, Gabi's, life is also placed in equal jeopardy, she has no choice, especially because she knows everything is her fault. If she had never fallen for the charms of a beautiful girl named Liliana, Pablo might still be alive, her mother wouldn't be in hiding and she and Gabi wouldn't have been caught crossing the border. But they have been caught and their asylum request will most certainly be denied. With truly no options remaining, Marisol jumps at an unusual opportunity to stay in the United States. She's asked to become a grief keeper, taking the grief of another into her own body to save a life. It's a risky, experimental study, but if it means Marisol can keep her sister safe, she will risk anything. She just never imagined one of the risks would be falling in love, a love that may even be powerful enough to finally help her face her own crushing grief. The Grief Keeper is a tender tale that explores the heartbreak and consequences of when both love and human beings are branded illegal
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Villasante, Alexandra
Dewey number
[Fic]
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PZ7.1.V548
LC item number
Gri 2019
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Ana Osorio
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Osorio, Ana
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sisters
  • Illegal aliens
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Deportation
  • Grief
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • Lesbians
  • Lesbian teenagers
  • YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Romance / LGBT
Target audience
adolescent
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The grief keeper, Alexandra Villasante, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
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.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (09 hr., 55 min., 17 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780593151044
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
655f1e5b-2909-49e9-8d75-3a7d1967da55
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)1104345107
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The grief keeper, Alexandra Villasante, (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.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (09 hr., 55 min., 17 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780593151044
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
655f1e5b-2909-49e9-8d75-3a7d1967da55
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)1104345107
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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