The Resource The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls : a novel, Anton DiSclafani

The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls : a novel, Anton DiSclafani

Label
The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls : a novel
Title
The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Anton DiSclafani
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is 1930, the midst of the Great Depression. After her mysterious role in a family tragedy, passionate, strong-willed Thea Atwell, age fifteen, has been cast out of her Florida home, exiled to an equestrienne boarding school for Southern debutantes. High in the Blue Ridge Mountains, with its complex social strata ordered by money, beauty and friendships, the Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls is far removed from the free-roaming, dreamlike childhood Thea shared with her twin brother on their family's citrus farm-- a world now partially shattered. As Thea grapples with her responsibility for the events of the past year that led her here, she finds herself enmeshed in a new order, one that will change her sense of what is possible for herself, her family, her country. Weaving provocatively between home and school, the narrative powerfully unfurls the true story behind Thea's expulsion from her family, but it isn't long before the mystery of her past is rivaled by the question of how it will shape her future. Part scandalous love story, part heartbreaking family drama, "The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls" is an immersive, transporting page-turner-- a vivid, propulsive novel about sex, love, family, money, class, home and horses, all set against the ominous threat of the Depression-- and the major debut of an important new writer
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DiSclafani, Anton
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Riding clubs
  • Boarding schools
  • Children of the rich
  • Teenage girls
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
Target audience
adult
Label
The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls : a novel, Anton DiSclafani
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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
24 cm
Extent
390 pages
Isbn
9781594486401
Lccn
2013003603
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • DSS0326496
  • 5427570
Label
The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls : a novel, Anton DiSclafani
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
24 cm
Extent
390 pages
Isbn
9781594486401
Lccn
2013003603
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • DSS0326496
  • 5427570

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