The Resource Between the cracks she fell, a novel by Lisa de Nikolits

Between the cracks she fell, a novel by Lisa de Nikolits

Label
Between the cracks she fell
Title
Between the cracks she fell
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Lisa de Nikolits
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Joss finds herself having to make mortgage payments without help from her depressed, stoner boyfriend who has just moved out, and the company she works for folds, leaving her suddenly unemployed, she is forced to sell her house, on which she takes a financial loss. She decides to camp out in a vacant complex of school buildings to give herself time to decide what to do next. It turns out the building is used by a gang of teenagers for wild, drug-fueled parties and Jess soon finds herself both repelled by their charismatic evil leader, as well as sexually attracted to him. She knows he is dangerous even before she finds his girlfriend's dead and violently abused body in the school library. During this time, she meets and befriends two other people in difficulty: Emma, a narcissistic thief living with her dog in a stolen car and Ashley, a young homosexual who is heartbroken by the fact that he has been expelled from the Jehovah's Witness church because he is gay. When her former boyfriend reappears as a born again Christian, Joss is immersed in a journal she found that contains the thoughts of a Muslim teenager who becomes increasingly radicalized. Her struggle to understand her former boyfriend and this young man's spiritual quests prepare her to make some hard decisions about her future. "Between the Cracks She Fell" is about a woman who falls off the grid and the explosive consequences of betrayal, survival in troubled times, and the pervasiveness of religious domination
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Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
De Nikolits, Lisa
Dewey number
C813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Inanna poetry & fiction series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Religions
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Spiritual biography
  • Life change events
  • Survival
  • Social isolation
  • Canadian fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Between the cracks she fell, a novel by Lisa de Nikolits
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [288]-289)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiii, 289 pages
Isbn
9781771332255
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)910530601
  • (OCoLC)ocn910530601
  • 5539637
Label
Between the cracks she fell, a novel by Lisa de Nikolits
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [288]-289)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiii, 289 pages
Isbn
9781771332255
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)910530601
  • (OCoLC)ocn910530601
  • 5539637

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