The Resource Lost memory of skin, Russell Banks

Lost memory of skin, Russell Banks

Label
Lost memory of skin
Title
Lost memory of skin
Statement of responsibility
Russell Banks
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Taking up residence with other convicted sex offenders, the Kid, on probation after doing time for an affair with an underage girl, forms a tentative partnership with the Professor, a university sociologist who finds him the perfect subject for his research, until he is faced with a new kind of moral decision
Summary
A young outcast known as the Kid who lives with other sex offenders in a makeshift encampment under a south Florida causeway is taken up by a professor of sociology who sees in the Kid a perfect subject for his research. The Kid accepts the counsel and financial assistance of the older man, but when the Professor's past resurfaces and threatens to destroy his carefully constructed world, the balance in the two men's relationship shifts.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2012.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2011.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10008133
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Banks, Russell
Dewey number
813.54
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sex offenders
  • Homeless persons
  • Families
  • Florida
Target audience
adult
Label
Lost memory of skin, Russell Banks
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
  • Soft cover ed.
  • Large Print.
Extent
635 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062088857
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780062088857
Label
Lost memory of skin, Russell Banks
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
  • Soft cover ed.
  • Large Print.
Extent
635 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062088857
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780062088857

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