Demon Copperhead
EAN13
9780571376476
ISBN
978-0-571-37647-6
Éditeur
Faber & Faber
Date de publication
Collection
222 GRAND
Nombre de pages
550
Dimensions
15,3 cm
Poids
690 g
Fiches UNIMARC
S'identifier
Indisponible
Longlisted for The Women's Prize for Fiction 2023:

Demon Copperhead: a boy born to a teenaged single mother in a single-wide trailer, with no assets beyond his dead father's good looks and copper-colored hair, a caustic wit, and a fierce talent for survival. Demon befriends us on this, his journey through the modern perils of foster care, child labor, derelict schools, athletic success, addiction, disastrous loves, and crushing losses. Through all of it, he reckons with his own invisibility in a popular culture where even the superheroes have abandoned rural people in favor of cities.

Inspired by the unflinching truth-telling of David Copperfield, Kingsolver enlists Dickens' anger and compassion, and above all, his faith in the transformative powers of a good story. Demon Copperhead gives voice to a new generation of lost boys, and all those born into beautiful, cursed places they can't imagine leaving behind.
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