Icy Sparks: [a novel]

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An Oprah's Book Club selectionSet in Appalachia during the late 1950s, this acclaimed first novel chronicles a young girl's heartbreaking battle with Tourette's syndrome.Ten-year-old Icy Sparks already has one strike against her: She's an orphan. Life becomes even more difficult when Icy develops strange symptoms: violent tics, inexplicable convulsions, sudden outbursts, and uncontrollable cursing that accompany her rare neurological disorder. Her affliction goes undiagnosed until adulthood, but the all-too-visible signs are the source of endless mystery and hilarity as everyone around offers an opinion about what's troubling the girl. Eventually Icy finds solace in the company of Miss Emily, who knows what it's like to be an outcast in this tightly knit community.Narrated by a now-grown Icy, this novel shimmers with warmth and humor as it recounts a young girl's painful journey to womanhood. A funny, sad, and transcendent story, Icy Sparks introduces a fresh new Southern voice.
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ISBN:
9780142000205
9781598872255
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UG
Level 4.7, 15 Points
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full_title icy sparks
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lastUpdate 2018-03-03 02:14:21AM

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display_description An Oprah's Book Club selectionSet in Appalachia during the late 1950s, this acclaimed first novel chronicles a young girl's heartbreaking battle with Tourette's syndrome.Ten-year-old Icy Sparks already has one strike against her: She's an orphan. Life becomes even more difficult when Icy develops strange symptoms: violent tics, inexplicable convulsions, sudden outbursts, and uncontrollable cursing that accompany her rare neurological disorder. Her affliction goes undiagnosed until adulthood, but the all-too-visible signs are the source of endless mystery and hilarity as everyone around offers an opinion about what's troubling the girl. Eventually Icy finds solace in the company of Miss Emily, who knows what it's like to be an outcast in this tightly knit community.Narrated by a now-grown Icy, this novel shimmers with warmth and humor as it recounts a young girl's painful journey to womanhood. A funny, sad, and transcendent story, Icy Sparks introduces a fresh new Southern voice.
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subject_facet Appalachian Region -- Fiction, Bildungsromans, FICTION / General, Girls -- Fiction, Girls -- Kentucky -- Fiction, Grandparents as parents -- Fiction, Kentucky -- Fiction, Orphans -- Fiction, Orphans -- Kentucky -- Fiction, Tourette syndrome -- Patients -- Fiction
title_display Icy Sparks
title_full Icy Sparks / Gwyn Hyman Rubio, Icy Sparks : [a novel] [electronic resource] / Gwyn Hyman Rubio
title_short Icy Sparks
title_sub [a novel]
topic_facet Girls, Grandparents as parents, Orphans, Patients, Tourette syndrome