The Resource Like the red panda, Andrea Seigel

Like the red panda, Andrea Seigel

Label
Like the red panda
Title
Like the red panda
Statement of responsibility
Andrea Seigel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Stella Parrish is seventeen, attractive, smart, deeply alienated, and unable to countenance life's absurdities. She is not nihilistic; she is prematurely exhausted. Since her parents OD'd on designer drugs when she was eleven, she has lived with well-meaning but inexperienced foster parents, while her grandfather, her only living relative, tries ever more ingenious ways of committing suicide in his retirement home. Here are the last two weeks of Stella's senior year in Orange County, California: the intensive AP final exams; the childish, celebratory trips; the totemic importance attached to graduation. Beneath Stella's mordantly funny take on her life is the decisiveness with which she disengages from it, planting clues and providing explanations for those who will try to understand the act she is about to commit. With perfect pitch, remarkable wit, and a spare, vivid prose, Stella turns her farewell to suburbia into a wry philosophical inquiry
Cataloging source
DLC
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Seigel, Andrea
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3619.E424
LC item number
L55 2004
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
A Harvest book
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • High school students
  • Orange County (Calif.)
  • Grandparent and child
  • Foster parents
  • Teenage girls
  • Orphans
Label
Like the red panda, Andrea Seigel
Link
Publication
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (280 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035901168

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