The Resource The liars, Jennifer Mathieu

The liars, Jennifer Mathieu

Label
The liars
Title
The liars
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Mathieu
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the author of Moxie comes a stunning novel told in three voices about the lies families tell to survive. Every year, summer begins when the Callahans arrive on Mariposa Island. That's when Elena Finney gets to escape her unstable, controlling mother by babysitting for their two children. And the summer of 1986 promises to be extra special when she meets J.C., the new boy in town, whose kisses make Elena feel like she's been transported to a new world. Joaquin Finney can't imagine why anyone would want to come to Mariposa Island. He just graduated from high school and dreams about going to California to find his father and escape his mother's manipulation. The Liars follows siblings Elena and Joaquin, with flashbacks to their mother's experience as a teenage refugee fleeing the Cuban revolution. Jennifer Mathieu's multilayered novel explores the nature of secrets, lies, and fierce, destructive love
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Mathieu, Jennifer
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Families
  • Family secrets
  • Immigrants
  • Islands
  • Young adult fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The liars, Jennifer Mathieu
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Also published as: The liars of Mariposa Island. New York : Roaring Book Press, 2019
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
337 pages
Isbn
9781444946062
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The liars, Jennifer Mathieu
Publication
Note
Also published as: The liars of Mariposa Island. New York : Roaring Book Press, 2019
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
337 pages
Isbn
9781444946062
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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