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The Resource Tampa, Alissa Nutting

Tampa, Alissa Nutting

Label
Tampa
Title
Tampa
Statement of responsibility
Alissa Nutting
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this novel, "Celeste Price, a smoldering 26-year-old middle-school teacher in Florida, unrepentantly recounts her elaborate and sociopathically determined seduction of a 14-year-old student. Celeste has chosen and lured the charmingly modest Jack Patrick into her web. Jack is enthralled and in awe of his eighth-grade teacher, and, most importantly, willing to accept Celeste's terms for a secret relationship--car rides after dark, rendezvous at Jack's house while his single father works the late shift, and body-slamming erotic encounters in Celeste's empty classroom. In slaking her sexual thirst, Celeste Price is remorseless and deviously free of hesitation, a monstress of pure motivation. She deceives everyone, is close to no one, and cares little for anything but her pleasure. Tampa is a sexually explicit, virtuosically satirical, American Psycho-esque rendering of a monstrously misplaced but undeterrable desire. Laced with black humor and crackling sexualized prose, Alissa Nutting's Tampa is a grand, seriocomic examination of the want behind student / teacher affairs and a scorching literary debut."--Publisher's statement
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nutting, Alissa
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3614.U89
LC item number
T36 2013
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Teachers
  • Teacher-student relationships
Target audience
adult
Label
Tampa, Alissa Nutting
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A novel"--Jacket
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
1437693
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
266 pages
Isbn
9780062280541
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1437693
  • (Sirsi) 1437693
  • (OCoLC)824657589
Label
Tampa, Alissa Nutting
Publication
Note
"A novel"--Jacket
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
1437693
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
266 pages
Isbn
9780062280541
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1437693
  • (Sirsi) 1437693
  • (OCoLC)824657589

Library Locations

    • Hamilton-Wenham Public LibraryBorrow it
      14 Union Street, South Hamilton, MA, 01982, US
      42.6118166 -70.8797517
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