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Like water / Rebecca Podos.

Podos, Rebecca, author. (Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Breckenridge Public Library Y POD (Text) 33500012603379 Main Available -
Moorhead Public Library Y POD (Text) 33500012603361 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062373373
  • ISBN: 0062373374
  • Physical Description: 312 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Balzer + Bray, [2017]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: When her father is diagnosed with Huntington's disease, eighteen-year-old Vanni abandons her plan to flee her small New Mexico hometown after high school graduation and instead spends the summer keeping herself busy with part-time jobs and boys, but that changes after she meets Leigh, whose friendship dares Vanni to ask herself big questions and make new plans.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2017 October #1
    Vanni Espinoza's plans to escape her tiny New Mexico town come to a screeching halt when her dad is diagnosed with Huntington's disease. Instead of attending college, she's working at her family's restaurant and amusing herself by fooling around with any guy she's fleetingly interested in. She's shaken out of her routine, however, when she finds herself drawn to surly, genderqueer Leigh. As Vanni and Leigh's relationship gets more intense, Vanni struggles to maintain her aloof attitude, especially when Leigh's own demons become harder to ignore. Podos perfectly captures the comforting yet cloistering feeling of living in a rural town, particularly for Vanni, who also feels stuck by the possibility of a debilitating illness. While Vanni's character ultimately seems a bit amorphous, Podos nevertheless offers a refreshing change of pace: Vanni's realization about her bisexuality is satisfyingly matter-of-fact, and her relationship with Leigh faces realistic teenage troubles. As much about self-discovery as it is about love, this moving coming-of-age tale is an ideal choice for fans of Nina LaCour's We Are Okay (2017). Copyright 2017 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Bisexuality > Juvenile fiction.
Huntington's disease > Juvenile fiction.
Hispanic Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Bildungsromans.
New Mexico > Juvenile fiction.
Bisexuality > Fiction.
Huntington's disease > Fiction.
Hispanic Americans > Fiction.
New Mexico > Fiction.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Coming of Age.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Romance / LGBT.
YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings.
Genre: Science fiction.
Fiction.

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