Boys and girls like you and me: stories

Book Cover
Average Rating
Author:
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
2010.
Language:
English
Description
Aryn Kyle, whose first novel was hailed as "reason for readers to rejoice" (USA Today), turns her gift for storytelling to the lives of girls and women in this spectacular collection.In "Nine," a young girl given to exaggeration escapes a humiliating ninth birthday celebration with the help of her father's new girlfriend. The dubious benefits of sleeping with one's boss are revealed when a bookstore manager defends an employee from an irate customer in the hilarious "Sex Scenes from a Chain Bookstore." "Femme" delivers an uncomfortably recognizable portrait of the dark, manipulative side of female friendship. And in "Boys and Girls Like You and Me," a raid on a neighbor's meth lab crystallizes the unlikely friendship between a solitary woman and the goth teenage girl who lives in the apartment below her.In moments electric with sudden harmony or ruthless indifference, the girls and women in this collection provoke, beguile, entertain, and reveal a poignant and searingly accurate portrait of the female heart. With her keen eye for character, her humor, and her uncanny grasp of the loneliness, selfishness, and longing that permeates the female experience, Kyle has secured her reputation as a major young talent.
Also in this Series
More Like This
More Copies In Prospector
Loading Prospector Copies...
More Details
ISBN:
9781416594802
9781400196777
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 1db13eab-a0ce-4934-9197-38cf31ee1a1c
Grouping Title boys and girls like you and me
Grouping Author kyle aryn
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-05-06 01:47:54AM
Last Indexed 2018-08-19 02:35:15AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Huber, Hillary.
author Kyle, Aryn.
author2-role Huber, Hillary., hoopla digital.
author_display Kyle, Aryn
available_at_catalog Wright Farms, York Street
detailed_location_catalog Wright Farms - Adult Fiction, York Street - Adult Fiction
display_description Aryn Kyle, whose first novel was hailed as "reason for readers to rejoice" (USA Today), turns her gift for storytelling to the lives of girls and women in this spectacular collection.In "Nine," a young girl given to exaggeration escapes a humiliating ninth birthday celebration with the help of her father's new girlfriend. The dubious benefits of sleeping with one's boss are revealed when a bookstore manager defends an employee from an irate customer in the hilarious "Sex Scenes from a Chain Bookstore." "Femme" delivers an uncomfortably recognizable portrait of the dark, manipulative side of female friendship. And in "Boys and Girls Like You and Me," a raid on a neighbor's meth lab crystallizes the unlikely friendship between a solitary woman and the goth teenage girl who lives in the apartment below her.In moments electric with sudden harmony or ruthless indifference, the girls and women in this collection provoke, beguile, entertain, and reveal a poignant and searingly accurate portrait of the female heart. With her keen eye for character, her humor, and her uncanny grasp of the loneliness, selfishness, and longing that permeates the female experience, Kyle has secured her reputation as a major young talent.
format_catalog Book, eAudiobook
format_category_catalog Audio Books, Books, eBook
id 1db13eab-a0ce-4934-9197-38cf31ee1a1c
isbn 9781400196777, 9781416594802
item_details hoopla:MWT10755149||Online Hoopla Collection|Online Hoopla|eAudiobook|Audio Books|1|false|true|Hoopla||https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/10755149||Available Online||||, ils:760952|802662|York Street - Adult Fiction|FIC KYLE i|Book|Books|1|false|false|||||On Shelf||th||, ils:760952|802663|Wright Farms - Adult Fiction|FIC KYLE i|Book|Books|1|false|false|||||On Shelf||wf||
itype_catalog
last_indexed 2018-08-19T08:35:15.94Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog FIC KYLE i
owning_library_catalog All Anythink Libraries
owning_location_catalog Wright Farms, York Street
primary_isbn 9781416594802
publishDate 2010
record_details hoopla:MWT10755149|eAudiobook|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English|Tantor Audio ,|2010.|1 online resource (1 audio file (420 min.)) : digital., ils:760952|Book|Books|1st Scribner hardcover ed.|English|Scribner,|2010.|225 p. ; 23 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:760952 802663 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:760952 802662 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
hoopla:MWT10755149 Available Online Available Online false true false false false false
subject_facet FICTION / Literary, FICTION / Short Stories (single author), Girls -- Fiction, Humorous stories, American, Women -- Fiction
title_display Boys and girls like you and me : stories
title_full Boys and girls like you and me : stories / Aryn Kyle, Boys and girls like you and me : stories [electronic resource] / Aryn Kyle
title_short Boys and girls like you and me :
title_sub stories
topic_facet Girls, Humorous stories, American, Women