The Resource The swim : a novel about friendship and the longest swim in the world, by Jens F. Colting

The swim : a novel about friendship and the longest swim in the world, by Jens F. Colting

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The swim : a novel about friendship and the longest swim in the world
Title
The swim
Title remainder
a novel about friendship and the longest swim in the world
Statement of responsibility
by Jens F. Colting
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When wheelchair bound Goliath befriends the giant and disfigured boy named Tiny, who lives at the community swimming pool, the two outsiders form a friendship so strong that a hundred horses couldn't tear them apart. When Goliath's health suddenly deteriorates they hatch a plan in order to get him the treatment to save his life: They will swim across the Atlantic Ocean. Well, Tiny will swim while Goliath's mom and a friendly fisherman named Kurt follows along on a ship. As they set out in an attempt to cross the unknown, battling storms and high seas, ocean predators and whale hunters alike, this epic adventure about the longest swim in the world puts the word friend in ship
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Colting, Jens F
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Children with disabilities
  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • Disfigured persons
  • Friendship
  • Long distance swimming
  • Teenage boys
  • World records
  • Young adult fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The swim : a novel about friendship and the longest swim in the world, by Jens F. Colting
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Publication
Copyright
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
243 pages
Isbn
9780998820552
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The swim : a novel about friendship and the longest swim in the world, by Jens F. Colting
Publication
Copyright
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
243 pages
Isbn
9780998820552
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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