The Resource Useful, Debra Oswald

Useful, Debra Oswald

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Useful
Title
Useful
Statement of responsibility
Debra Oswald
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sullivan Moss is useless. Once a charming underachiever, he's now such a loser that he can't even commit suicide properly. Waking up in hospital after falling the wrong way on a rooftop, he comes to a decision. He shouldn't waste perfectly good organs just because they're attached to his head. After a life of regrets, Sully wants to do one useful thing: he wants to donate a kidney to a stranger. As he scrambles over the hurdles to become a donor, Sully almost accidentally forges a new life for himself. Sober and employed, he makes new friends, not least radio producer Natalie and her son Louis, and begins to patch things up with old ones, like his ex-best mate Tim. Suddenly, everyone wants a piece of him. But altruism is not as easy as it seems. Just when he thinks he's got himself together, Sully discovers that he's most at risk of falling apart. From the creator of Offspring comes a smart, moving and wry portrait of one man's desire to give something of himself
Storyline
Character
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10448546
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Oswald, Debra
Dewey number
A823.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Australian fiction
  • Friendship
  • Kidneys
  • Donation of organs, tissues, etc.
Label
Useful, Debra Oswald
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Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9780670077823
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780670077823
Label
Useful, Debra Oswald
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9780670077823
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780670077823

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