skip to content
Escape velocity Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Escape velocity

Author: Robin Stevenson
Publisher: Victoria, BC : Orca Book Publishers, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
After her disabled, painkiller-addicted father suffers a stroke, fifteen-year-old Lou must relocate from Alberta to Victoria to live with her mother Zoe, a successful novelist who abandoned Lou at birth and showed no interest in her until she was twelve. As Lou struggles to find her bearings and figure out why her mom left her all those years ago, she is convinced the answers lie in Zoe's fiction, but when Lou's  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Stevenson
ISBN: 9781554698660 1554698669
OCLC Number: 727455411
Target Audience: 12+; Young Adult.
Description: 232 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Robin Stevenson.

Abstract:

After her disabled, painkiller-addicted father suffers a stroke, fifteen-year-old Lou must relocate from Alberta to Victoria to live with her mother Zoe, a successful novelist who abandoned Lou at birth and showed no interest in her until she was twelve. As Lou struggles to find her bearings and figure out why her mom left her all those years ago, she is convinced the answers lie in Zoe's fiction, but when Lou's grandmother, Heather, turns up at a book reading, Lou realizes she may have misjudged her mother.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/727455411> # Escape velocity
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "727455411" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/bcc> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/904617349#Place/victoria_bc> ; # Victoria, BC
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204310> ; # Canada.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1145412> ; # Teenage girls
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/904617349#Topic/family_secrets> ; # Family secrets
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/813.6/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1737651> ; # Family secrets
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/904617349#Topic/mothers_and_daughters> ; # Mothers and daughters
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2005003758> ; # Family secrets
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1728849> ; # Families
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/904617349#Place/canada> ; # Canada
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/jC813.6/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/904617349#Topic/teenage_girls> ; # Teenage girls
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/904617349#Topic/families> ; # Families
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1026997> ; # Mothers and daughters
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sj96005444> ; # Family life
   schema:audience <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/727455411#Audience> ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contentRating "Young Adult." ;
   schema:contentRating "12+" ;
   schema:copyrightYear "2011" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/86698870> ; # Robin Stevenson
   schema:datePublished "2011" ;
   schema:description "After her disabled, painkiller-addicted father suffers a stroke, fifteen-year-old Lou must relocate from Alberta to Victoria to live with her mother Zoe, a successful novelist who abandoned Lou at birth and showed no interest in her until she was twelve. As Lou struggles to find her bearings and figure out why her mom left her all those years ago, she is convinced the answers lie in Zoe's fiction, but when Lou's grandmother, Heather, turns up at a book reading, Lou realizes she may have misjudged her mother."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/904617349> ;
   schema:genre "Domestic fiction"@en ;
   schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
   schema:genre "Juvenile works"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Escape velocity"@en ;
   schema:productID "727455411" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/727455411#PublicationEvent/victoria_bc_orca_book_publishers_2011> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/904617349#Agent/orca_book_publishers> ; # Orca Book Publishers
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781554698660> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/727455411> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/904617349#Agent/orca_book_publishers> # Orca Book Publishers
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Orca Book Publishers" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2005003758> # Family secrets
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Family secrets"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sj96005444> # Family life
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Family life"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1026997> # Mothers and daughters
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Mothers and daughters"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1145412> # Teenage girls
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Teenage girls"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204310> # Canada.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Canada." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1728849> # Families
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Families"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1737651> # Family secrets
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Family secrets"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/86698870> # Robin Stevenson
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1968" ;
   schema:familyName "Stevenson" ;
   schema:givenName "Robin" ;
   schema:name "Robin Stevenson" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781554698660>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1554698669" ;
   schema:isbn "9781554698660" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.