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The Resource The mare, Mary Gaitskill

The mare, Mary Gaitskill

Label
The mare
Title
The mare
Statement of responsibility
Mary Gaitskill
Title variation
The mare
Title variation remainder
a novel (cover title)
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Velveteen Vargas is eleven years old, a Fresh Air Fund kid from Brooklyn. Her host family is a couple in upstate New York: Ginger, a failed artist and shakily recovered alcoholic, and her academic husband, Paul, who wonder what it will mean to ђ́جmake a differenceђ́ح in such a contrived situation. Gaitskill illuminates their shifting relationship with Velvet over several years, as well as Velvet́ђةs encounter with the horses at the stable down the roadђ́ؤespecially with an abused, unruly mare called Fugly Girl. With strong supporting charactersђ́ؤVelvet́ђةs abusive mother, an eccentric horse trainer, a charismatic older boy who awakens Velvet́ђةs nascent passionђ́ؤThe Mare traces Velvet́ђةs journey between the vital, violent world of the inner city and the world of the small-town stable
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gaitskill, Mary
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Girls
  • Horses
  • Ethnic relations
Label
The mare, Mary Gaitskill
Instantiates
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.
Control code
sky273981297
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
441 pages
Isbn
9780307379740
Lccn
2015007973
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
The mare, Mary Gaitskill
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.
Control code
sky273981297
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
441 pages
Isbn
9780307379740
Lccn
2015007973
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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