The Resource The Panopticon : [Book Club kit], Jenni Fagan

The Panopticon : [Book Club kit], Jenni Fagan

Label
The Panopticon : [Book Club kit]
Title
The Panopticon
Title remainder
[Book Club kit]
Statement of responsibility
Jenni Fagan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Named one of "Granta"'s Best of Young British Novelists Anais Hendricks, fifteen, is in the back of a police car. She is headed for the Panopticon, a home for chronic young offenders. She can't remember what's happened, but across town a policewoman lies in a coma and Anais is covered in blood. Raised in foster care from birth and moved through twenty-three placements before she even turned seven, Anais has been let down by just about every adult she has ever met. Now a counterculture outlaw, she knows that she can only rely on herself. And yet despite the parade of horrors visited upon her early life, she greets the world with the witty, fierce insight of a survivor. Anais finds a sense of belonging among the residents of the Panopticon--they form intense bonds, and she soon becomes part of an ad-hoc family. Together, they struggle against the adults that keep them confined. But when she looks up at the watchtower that looms over the residents, Anais realizes her fate: She is an anonymous part of an experiment, and she always was. Now it seems that the experiment is closing in. Now with Extra Libris material, including a reader's guide and bonus content
Summary
Sent to a home for chronic offenders, 15-year-old foster child Anais is unable to remember the events that led to her sentencing and considers her bleak life in the hands of untrustworthy adults before discovering herself within an ad hoc family that helps her take first steps toward friendship and personal strength
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books 2013
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2013.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10185451
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fagan, Jenni
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Juvenile delinquents
  • Prison
Target audience
adult
Label
The Panopticon : [Book Club kit], Jenni Fagan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes a Reader's Guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
300 pages
Governing access note
Kits available to Book Club administrators. Please contact your local Branch Library if you are interested in registering
Isbn
9780385347952
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) a859984
Label
The Panopticon : [Book Club kit], Jenni Fagan
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes a Reader's Guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
300 pages
Governing access note
Kits available to Book Club administrators. Please contact your local Branch Library if you are interested in registering
Isbn
9780385347952
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) a859984

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