The Resource Saving Ruth, Zoe Fishman

Saving Ruth, Zoe Fishman

Label
Saving Ruth
Title
Saving Ruth
Statement of responsibility
Zoe Fishman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Ruth returns home to the South for the summer after her freshman year at college, a near tragedy pushes her to uncover family truths and take a good look at the woman she wants to become. Growing up in Alabama, all Ruth Wasserman wanted was to be a blond Baptist cheerleader. But as a curly-haired Jew with a rampant sweet tooth and a smart mouth, this was an impossible dream. Not helping the situation was her older brother, David, a soccer star whose good looks, smarts, and popularity reigned at school and at home. College provided an escape route and Ruth took it. Now home for the summer, she's back lifeguarding and coaching alongside David, and although the job is the same, nothing else is. She's a prisoner of her low self-esteem and unhealthy relationship with food, David is closed off and distant in a way he's never been before, and their parents are struggling with the reality of an empty nest. When a near drowning happens on their watch, a storm of repercussions forces Ruth and David to confront long-ignored truths about their town, their family, and themselves
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10115303
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fishman, Zoe
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jews
  • Eating disorders
  • Families
  • Family secrets
  • Self-esteem in women
  • College students
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Summer
Label
Saving Ruth, Zoe Fishman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes P.S.: Insights, Interviews & More (additional paging)
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
279, 16 p.
Isbn
9780062059840
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780062059840
Label
Saving Ruth, Zoe Fishman
Publication
Note
Includes P.S.: Insights, Interviews & More (additional paging)
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
279, 16 p.
Isbn
9780062059840
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780062059840

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