The Resource The Boatbuilder, Daniel Gumbiner

The Boatbuilder, Daniel Gumbiner

Label
The Boatbuilder
Title
The Boatbuilder
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Gumbiner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At 28 years old, Eli "Berg" Koenigsberg has never encountered a challenge he couldn't push through, until a head injury leaves him with lingering headaches and a weakness for opiates. Berg moves to a remote Northern California town, seeking space and time to recover, but soon finds himself breaking into homes in search of pills. Addled by addiction and chronic pain, Berg meets Alejandro, a reclusive, master boatbuilder, and begins to see a path forward. Alejandro offers Berg honest labor, but more than this, he offers him a new approach to his suffering, a template for survival amid intense pain. Nurtured by his friendship with Alejandro and aided, too, by the comradeship of many in Talinas, Berg begins to return to himself. Written in gleaming prose, this is a story about resilience, community, and what it takes to win back your soul
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gumbiner, Daniel
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brain
  • Addicts
  • Drug addiction
  • Communities
  • Male friendships
  • Healing
  • California
Target audience
adult
Label
The Boatbuilder, Daniel Gumbiner
Instantiates
Publication
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
237 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781944211554
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 438635
  • (HPL)295139
  • 438635
Label
The Boatbuilder, Daniel Gumbiner
Publication
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
237 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781944211554
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 438635
  • (HPL)295139
  • 438635

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