The Resource House rules, Jodi Picoult

House rules, Jodi Picoult

Label
House rules
Title
House rules
Statement of responsibility
Jodi Picoult
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jacob Hunt is a teenage boy with Asperger's syndrome. He's hopeless at reading social cues or expressing himself to others, and like many children with Asperger's, Jacob has an obsessive focus on one subject, in his case, forensic analysis. He's always showing up at crime scenes, thanks to the police scanner he keeps in his room, and telling the cops what they need to do and he's usually right. But then one day his tutor is found dead, and the police come to question him. Reluctance to make eye contact, stimulatory tics and twitches, inappropriate gestures, all these can look a lot like guilt. Suddenly, Jacob finds himself accused of murder. House Rules looks at what it means to be different in our society, and at the extremes of love and loyalty a family must call upon to help each other overcome impossible circumstances
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Picoult, Jodi
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Asperger's syndrome
  • Youth with autism spectrum disorders
  • Teenage boys
  • Families
  • Murder
  • Forensic sciences
  • Guilt
Label
House rules, Jodi Picoult
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • First published in Australia and New Zealand by Allen & Unwin in 2010
  • First published in the United States in 2014 by Atria Books
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
ix, 631 pages
Isbn
9781760877088
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
House rules, Jodi Picoult
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • First published in Australia and New Zealand by Allen & Unwin in 2010
  • First published in the United States in 2014 by Atria Books
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
ix, 631 pages
Isbn
9781760877088
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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