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The Resource The fever : a novel, Megan Abbott

The fever : a novel, Megan Abbott

Label
The fever : a novel
Title
The fever
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Megan Abbott
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The panic unleashed by a mysterious contagion threatens the bonds of family and community in a seemingly idyllic suburban community. The Nash family is close-knit. Tom is a popular teacher, father of two teens: Eli, a hockey star and girl magnet, and his sister Deenie, a diligent student. Their seeming stability, however, is thrown into chaos when Deenie's best friend is struck by a terrifying, unexplained seizure in class. Rumors of a hazardous outbreak spread through the family, school and community. As hysteria and contagion swell, a series of tightly held secrets emerges, threatening to unravel friendships, families and the town's fragile idea of security
Summary
The panic unleashed by a mysterious contagion threatens the bonds of family and community in a seemingly idyllic suburban community. The Nash family is close-knit. Tom is a popular teacher, father of two teens: Eli, a hocky star and girl magnet, and his sister Deenie, a diligent student. Their seeming stability, however, is thrown into chaos when Deenie's best friend is struck by a terrifying, unexplained seizure in class. Rumors of a hazardous outbreak spread through the family, school and community. As hysteria and contagion swell, a series of tightly held secrets emerges, threatening to unravel friendships, families and the town's fragile idea of security.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2014.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2014
  • Thriller Award for Best Novel, 2015.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10314059
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3601.B37
LC item number
F48 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
800
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The fever : a novel, Megan Abbott
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
20247395
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
303 pages (hardcover)
Isbn
9780316231053
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
The fever : a novel, Megan Abbott
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
20247395
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
303 pages (hardcover)
Isbn
9780316231053
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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