The Resource Mobile library, David Whitehouse

Mobile library, David Whitehouse

Label
Mobile library
Title
Mobile library
Statement of responsibility
David Whitehouse
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An archivist of his mother," 12-year old Bobby Nusku spends his nights meticulously cataloging her hair, clothing, and other traces of the life she left behind. By day, Bobby and his best friend Sunny hatch a plan to transform Sunny, limb-by-limb, into a cyborg who could keep Bobby safe from schoolyard torment and from Bobby's abusive father and his bleach-blonde girlfriend. When Sunny is injured in a freak accident, Bobby is forced to face the world alone. Out in the neighborhood, Bobby encounters Rosa, a peculiar girl whose disability invites the scorn of bullies. When Bobby takes Rosa home, he meets her mother, Val, a lonely divorcee, whose job is cleaning a mobile library. Bobby and Val come to fill the emotional void in each other's lives, but their bond also draws unwanted attention. After Val loses her job and Bobby is beaten by his father, they abscond in the sixteen-wheel bookmobile. On the road they are joined by Joe, a mysterious but kindhearted ex-soldier. This "puzzle of people" will travel across England, a picaresque adventure that comes to rival those in the classic books that fill their library-on-wheels
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1981-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whitehouse, David
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6123.H58657
LC item number
M63 2015
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print peer picks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Large type books
Label
Mobile library, David Whitehouse
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn899069125
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
349 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410477187
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014049802
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)899069125
Label
Mobile library, David Whitehouse
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn899069125
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
349 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410477187
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014049802
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)899069125

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