The Resource The memory of light, Francisco X. Stork, (electronic resource)

The memory of light, Francisco X. Stork, (electronic resource)

Label
The memory of light
Title
The memory of light
Statement of responsibility
Francisco X. Stork
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Contributor
Author
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Language
eng
Summary
School: failure. Romance: failure. Family: failure. Suicide: failure. This brave and moving novel by the author of Marcelo in the Real World is about the one thing left: living. When Vicky Cruz wakes up in the Lakeview Hospital Mental Disorders ward, she knows one thing: she can't even commit suicide right. But for once, a mistake works out well for her, as she meets Mona, the live wire; Gabriel, the saint; E.M., always angry; and Dr. Desai, a quiet force. With stories and honesty, kindness and hard work, they push her to reconsider her life before Lakeview, and offer her an acceptance she's never had. But Vicky's newfound peace is as fragile as the roses that grow around the hospital. And when a crisis forces the group to split up, sending her back to the life that drove her to suicide, Vicky must try to find the strength to carry on. She may not have it. She doesn't know. Inspired in part by the author's own experience with depression, The Memory of Light is the rare young adult novel that focuses not on the events leading up to a suicide attempt, but the recovery from one - about living when life doesn't seem worth it, and how we go on anyway
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Stork, Francisco X
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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  • Mexican Americans
  • Suicide
  • Depression, Mental
  • Psychotherapy patients
  • Friendship
  • Families
Target audience
adult
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Label
The memory of light, Francisco X. Stork, (electronic resource)
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MWT11486062
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 19 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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9780545910958
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11486062
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
Stock number
11486062
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The memory of light, Francisco X. Stork, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11486062
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 19 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780545910958
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
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11486062
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11486062
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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