The Resource Verge : stories, Lidia Yuknavitch

Verge : stories, Lidia Yuknavitch

Label
Verge : stories
Title
Verge
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Lidia Yuknavitch
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A fiercely empathetic group portrait of the marginalized and outcast in moments of crisis, from one of the most galvanizing voices in American fiction. Lidia Yuknavitch is a writer of rare insight into the jagged boundaries between pain and survival. Her characters are scarred by the unchecked hungers of others and themselves, yet determined to find salvation within lives that can feel beyond their control. In novels such as The Small Backs of Children and The Book of Joan, she has captivated readers with stories of visceral power. Now, in Verge, she offers a shard-sharp mosaic portrait of human resilience on the margins. The landscape of Verge is peopled with characters who are innocent and imperfect, wise and endangered: an eight-year-old black-market medical courier, a restless lover haunted by memories of his mother, a teenage girl gazing out her attic window at a nearby prison, all of them wounded but grasping toward transcendence. Clear-eyed yet inspiring, Verge challenges us with moments of uncomfortable truth, even as it urges us to place our faith not in the flimsy guardrails of society but in the memories held 'and told' by our own individual bodies
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yuknavitch, Lidia
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3575.U35
Literary form
short stories
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Marginality, Social
Label
Verge : stories, Lidia Yuknavitch
Link
https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100087&titleID=4787349
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525534891
Lccn
2019000954
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
3A0A8FFD-78D8-49E3-AA68-F1AAA9FC6B8B
System control number
  • on1082331596
  • (OCoLC)1082331596
Label
Verge : stories, Lidia Yuknavitch
Link
https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100087&titleID=4787349
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525534891
Lccn
2019000954
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
3A0A8FFD-78D8-49E3-AA68-F1AAA9FC6B8B
System control number
  • on1082331596
  • (OCoLC)1082331596

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