The Resource Lost in the beehive : a novel, Michele Young-Stone

Lost in the beehive : a novel, Michele Young-Stone

Label
Lost in the beehive : a novel
Title
Lost in the beehive
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Michele Young-Stone
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"For nearly her entire life, Gloria Ricci has been followed by bees. They're there when her mother loses twin children; when she first meets a neighborhood girl named Isabel, who brings out feelings in her that she knows she shouldn't have; and when her parents, desperate to "help" her, bring her to the Belmont Institute, whose glossy brochures promise healing and peace. She tells no one, but their hum follows her as she struggles to survive against the Institute's cold and damaging methods, as she meets an outspoken and unapologetic fellow patient named Sheffield Schoeffler, and as they run away, toward the freewheeling and accepting glow of 1960s Greenwich Village, where they create their own kind of family among the artists and wanderers who frequent the jazz bars and side streets. As Gloria tries to outrun her past, experiencing profound love--and loss--and encountering a host of unlikely characters, including her Uncle Eddie, a hard-drinking former boyfriend of her mother's, to Madame Zelda, a Coney Island fortune teller, and Jacob, the man she eventually marries but whose dark side threatens to bring disaster, the bees remain. It's only when she needs them most that Gloria discovers why they're there. Moving from the suburbs of New Jersey to the streets of New York to the swamps of North Carolina and back again, Lost in the Beehive is a poignant novel about the moments that teach us, the places that shape us, and the people who change us"--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
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Young-Stone, Michele
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3625.O975
LC item number
L67 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Friendship
  • Lesbian teenagers
  • Gay teenagers
  • Runaway women
  • Abusive men
  • Man-woman relationships
Label
Lost in the beehive : a novel, Michele Young-Stone
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes a reading group guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition.
Extent
298 pages
Isbn
9781451657647
Lccn
2017029177
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
2017029177
Label
Lost in the beehive : a novel, Michele Young-Stone
Publication
Note
Includes a reading group guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition.
Extent
298 pages
Isbn
9781451657647
Lccn
2017029177
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
2017029177

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