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Fight like a girl, Sheena Kamal

Label
Fight like a girl
Title
Fight like a girl
Statement of responsibility
Sheena Kamal
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's been a month since Trisha's dad was killed, wandering out drunk in front of the car Trisha is driving, and her mother grabs the wheel. To try to avoid him? To try NOT to avoid him? Trisha doesn't know exactly what happened that night, but she's afraid it's going to happen again. Love and violence. In some families they're bound up together, dysfunctional and poisonous, passed from generation to generation like eye colour or a quirk of smile. Eighteen-year-old Trisha's trying to break the chain, channelling her violent impulses into Muay Thai kickboxing, an unlikely sport for a slightly built girl of Indian descent. She's the Canadian daughter of Trinidadian parents, whose own ancestors came over as indentured servants from India, replacing the Africans in the sugar fields after slavery was abolished. All that love and violence, identities warped and lost, passed on to her family, played out in every punch her father lands on her mother. Until the night he wanders out drunk in front of Trisha's car, and everything changes for ever
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Kamal, Sheena
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Teenage girls
  • Abusive men
  • Drinking and traffic accidents
  • Fathers
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Violence
  • Muay Thai
  • Indians
  • Young adult fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Fight like a girl, Sheena Kamal
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The peace, the rage, the rush"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9781471408854
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Fight like a girl, Sheena Kamal
Publication
Note
"The peace, the rage, the rush"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9781471408854
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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