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The Resource The boy with the perpetual nervousness : a memoir, Graham Caveney

The boy with the perpetual nervousness : a memoir, Graham Caveney

Label
The boy with the perpetual nervousness : a memoir
Title
The boy with the perpetual nervousness
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Graham Caveney
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Raised in the 1970s in Accrington, a small town in the north of England known primarily for its cotton mills, football team, and deep roots in the 'Respectable Working Class,' Graham Caveney spent much of his youth yearning to escape. Armed against the confusing nature of adolescence with a thick accent, books, and a record collection including the likes of the Buzzcocks and Joy Division, he hoped to someday cross, even if just in mind, into the world beyond the town borders. For Graham's parents, that way out was through education, a golden ticket for their son to do better than they did. But for Graham, it came with a price, as his head teacher, a Catholic priest, became not only his greatest mentor and supporter but his abuser as well. Now, as an adult, Graham attempts to reconcile his past and present in [this book], an intimate, insightful, and raw memoir about the ups and downs of coming-of-age and abuse. By turns angry, despairing, beautifully written, shockingly funny, and ultimately redemptive, it is a story full of challenges and wonder that will stay with readers long after they turn the last page."--Dust jacket
Has edition
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Caveney, Graham
Dewey number
  • 362.76092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Caveney, Graham
  • Adult child abuse victims
  • Accrington (England)
Label
The boy with the perpetual nervousness : a memoir, Graham Caveney
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1006802854
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
259 pages
Isbn
9781501165962
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1006802854
Label
The boy with the perpetual nervousness : a memoir, Graham Caveney
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1006802854
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
259 pages
Isbn
9781501165962
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1006802854

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