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The Resource A friend is a gift you give yourself, a novel [by] William Boyle

A friend is a gift you give yourself, a novel [by] William Boyle

Label
A friend is a gift you give yourself
Title
A friend is a gift you give yourself
Statement of responsibility
a novel [by] William Boyle
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After Brooklyn mob widow Rena Ruggiero hits her eighty-year-old neighbor Enzio in the head with an ashtray when he makes an unwanted move on her, she embarks on a bizarre adventure. Taking off in Enzio's '62 Impala, she retreats to the Bronx home of her estranged daughter, Adrienne, and her granddaughter, Lucia, only to be turned away by Adrienne at the door. Their neighbor, Lacey "Wolfie" Wolfstein, a one-time Golden Age porn star and retired Florida Suncoast grifter, takes Rena in and befriends her. When Lucia discovers that Adrienne is planning to hit the road with her ex-boyfriend Richie, she figures Rena's her only way out of a life on the run with a mother she can't stand. But Richie has massacred a few members of the Brancaccio crime family for a big payday, and he drags even more trouble into the mix in the form of an unhinged enforcer named Crea. The stage is set for an explosion that will propel Rena, Wolfie, and Lucia down a strange path, each woman running from something and unsure what comes next.--Amazon.com
Cataloging source
IG$
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Boyle, William
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.O9735
LC item number
F75 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Female friendship
  • Older women
  • Automobile theft
  • Families
  • Grandparent and child
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Organized crime
Target audience
adult
Label
A friend is a gift you give yourself, a novel [by] William Boyle
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1086317876
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
302 pages
Isbn
9781643130583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1086317876
Label
A friend is a gift you give yourself, a novel [by] William Boyle
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1086317876
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
302 pages
Isbn
9781643130583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1086317876

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