The Resource The impossible fortress : a novel, Jason Rekulak, (electronic resource)

The impossible fortress : a novel, Jason Rekulak, (electronic resource)

Label
The impossible fortress : a novel
Title
The impossible fortress
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jason Rekulak
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Billy Marvin's first love was a computer. Then he met Mary Zelinsky. Do you remember your first love? The Impossible Fortress begins with a magazine...The year is 1987 and Playboy has just published scandalous photographs of Vanna White, from the popular TV game show Wheel of Fortune . For three teenage boys--Billy, Alf, and Clark--who are desperately uneducated in the ways of women, the magazine is somewhat of a Holy Grail: priceless beyond measure and impossible to attain. So, they hatch a plan to steal it. The heist will be fraught with peril: a locked building, intrepid police officers, rusty fire escapes, leaps across rooftops, electronic alarm systems, and a hyperactive Shih Tzu named Arnold Schwarzenegger. Failed attempt after failed attempt leads them to a genius master plan--they'll swipe the security code to Zelinsky's convenience store by seducing the owner's daughter, Mary Zelinsky. It becomes Billy's mission to befriend her and get the information by any means necessary. But Mary isn't your average teenage girl. She's a computer loving, expert coder, already strides ahead of Billy in ability, with a wry sense of humor and a hidden, big heart. But what starts as a game to win Mary's affection leaves Billy with a gut-wrenching choice: deceive the girl who may well be his first love or break a promise to his best friends. At its heart, The Impossible Fortress is a tender exploration of young love, true friends, and the confusing realities of male adolescence--with a dash of old school computer programming
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rekulak, Jason
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3618.E57275
LC item number
I47 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage boys
  • Teenage girls
  • Friendship in adolescence
  • Geeks (Computer enthusiasts)
  • Computer games
Label
The impossible fortress : a novel, Jason Rekulak, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0019063097
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Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
1 online resource (285 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501144431
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0019063097
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Specific material designation
remote
Label
The impossible fortress : a novel, Jason Rekulak, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.axis360.baker-taylor.com/Title?itemid=0019063097
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
1 online resource (285 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781501144431
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0019063097
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

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