The Resource Summer in the city of roses, Michelle Ruiz Keil

Summer in the city of roses, Michelle Ruiz Keil

Label
Summer in the city of roses
Title
Summer in the city of roses
Statement of responsibility
Michelle Ruiz Keil
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
All her life, seventeen-year-old Iph has protected her sensitive younger brother, Orr. But this summer, with their mother gone at an artist residency, their father decides it's time for fifteen-year-old Orr to toughen up at a wilderness boot camp. When their father brings Iph to a work gala in downtown Portland and breaks the news, Orr has already been sent away against his will. Furious at her father's betrayal, Iph storms off and gets lost in the maze of Old Town. Enter George, a queer Robin Hood who swoops in on a bicycle, bow and arrow at the ready, offering Iph a place to hide out while she tracks down Orr. Orr, in the meantime, has escaped the camp and fallen in with The Furies, an all-girl punk band, and moves into the coat closet of their ramshackle pink house. In their first summer apart, Iph and Orr must learn to navigate their respective new spaces of music, romance, and sex-work activism-and find each other before a fantastical transformation fractures their family forever
Storyline
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10973852
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keil, Michelle Ruiz
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Social action
  • Musicians
  • Punk rock music
  • Runaway teenagers
  • Supernatural
  • Young adult fiction
  • Portland (Or.)
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Summer in the city of roses, Michelle Ruiz Keil
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel"--Dust jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
325 pages
Isbn
9781641291712
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Summer in the city of roses, Michelle Ruiz Keil
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel"--Dust jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
325 pages
Isbn
9781641291712
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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