The Resource We love you, Charlie Freeman: : a novel, (electronic resource)

We love you, Charlie Freeman: : a novel, (electronic resource)

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We love you, Charlie Freeman: : a novel
Title
We love you, Charlie Freeman:
Title remainder
a novel
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
The Freeman family--Charles, Laurel, and their daughters, teenage Charlotte and nine-year-old Callie--have been invited to the Toneybee Institute in rural Massachusetts to participate in a research experiment. They will live in an apartment on campus with Charlie, a young chimp abandoned by his mother. The Freemans were selected for the experiment because they know sign language; they are supposed to teach it to Charlie and welcome him as a member of their family. Isolated in their new, nearly all-white community not just by their race but by their strange living situation, the Freemans come undone. And when Charlotte discovers the truth about the Institute's history of questionable studies, the secrets of the past begin to invade the present. The power of this novel resides in Kaitlyn Greenidge's undeniable storytelling talents. What appears to be a story of mothers and daughters, of sisterhood put to the test, of adolescent love and grown-up misconduct, and of history's long reach, becomes a provocative and compelling exploration of America's failure to find a language to talk about race
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Greenidge, Kaitlyn
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American families
  • Sign language
  • Chimpanzees
  • Animal experimentation
  • Human-animal communication
  • Electronic books
  • Massachusetts
Target audience
adult
Label
We love you, Charlie Freeman: : a novel, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
Control code
MWT11784441
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781616206079
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11784441
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11784441
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
We love you, Charlie Freeman: : a novel, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11784441
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781616206079
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11784441
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11784441
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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