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How to be safe : a novel / Tom McAllister.

McAllister, Tom, (author.).

Available copies

  • 6 of 7 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Castlegar Public Library.

Current holds

1 current hold with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Castlegar Public Library FIC MCA (Text) 35146002075240 Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781631494130
  • Physical Description: 232 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, 2018.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Recently suspended for a so-called outburst, high school English teacher Anna Crawford is stewing over the injustice at home when she is shocked to see herself named on television as a suspect in a shooting at the school where she works. Though she is quickly exonerated, and the actual teenage murderer identified, her life is nevertheless held up for relentless scrutiny and judgment as this quiet town descends into media mania. This is a piercing feminist howl written in trenchant prose, a compulsively readable, darkly funny exposé of the hypocrisy that ensues when illusions of peace are shattered.
Subject: Life change events > Fiction.
Women teachers > Fiction.
City and town life > Fiction.
Genre: Black humor (Literature)
Satire.

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