The Resource Boy21: : a novel

Boy21: : a novel

Label
Boy21: : a novel
Title
Boy21:
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Quick
Title variation
  • Boy 21
  • Boy twenty-one
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
You can lose yourself in repetition--quiet your thoughts; I learned the value of this at a very young age. Basketball has always been an escape for Finley. He lives in broken-down Bellmont, a town ruled by the Irish mob, drugs, violence, and racially charged rivalries. At home, his dad works nights, and Finley is left to take care of his disabled grandfather alone. He's always dreamed of getting out someday, but until he can, putting on that number 21 jersey makes everything seem okay. Russ has just moved to the neighborhood, and the life of this teen basketball phenom has been turned upside down by tragedy. Cut off from everyone he knows, he won't pick up a basketball, but answers only to the name Boy21--taken from his former jersey number. As their final year of high school brings these two boys together, a unique friendship may turn out to be the answer they both need
Member of
Summary
Finley, an unnaturally quiet boy who is the only white player on his high school's varsity basketball team, lives in a dismal Pennsylvania town that is ruled by the Irish mob, and when his coach asks him to mentor a troubled African American student who has transferred there from an elite private school in California, he finds that they have a lot in common in spite of their apparent differences
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Audio
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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10355805
Cataloging source
Midwest
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hoopla (Digital media service)
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1973-
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Quick, Matthew
Dewey number
[Fic]
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
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830
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
PerformerNote
Read by Ben Lukens
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Lukens, Ben
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True
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  • Emotional problems of teenagers
  • Irish Americans
  • Gangsters
  • High schools
  • Violence
  • Friendship
  • African Americans
  • Pennsylvania
Target audience
adolescent
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Boy21: : a novel
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11608722
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (300 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781478930242
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11608722
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11608722
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Boy21: : a novel
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11608722
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (300 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781478930242
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11608722
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11608722
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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