The Resource Thin-Ice Skater

Thin-Ice Skater

Label
Thin-Ice Skater
Title
Thin-Ice Skater
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A 17-year-old is sent to the country to live with his much-older half-brother and falls into an unexpected affair in this novel by Man Booker Prize{u2013}winning author David Storey The narrator of Storey{u2019}s 11th novel is an angst-ridden 17-year-old who shares intimate details of his life in the form of memos written to himself. Born in Beverly Hills, California, Richard ?Rick? Audlin now lives with his film producer half-brother, Gerry{u2014}who is 35-years his senior{u2014}in a rambling old Victorian house in Hampstead. Gerry{u2019}s 2nd wife, Martha, is a former film star who has been committed to a mental institution. When Gerry has to go abroad on business, he trundles Rick off to the home of his long-estranged sibling, James (Rick{u2019}s other half-brother), who lives on the outskirts of a remote village and is the author of 7 unpublished crime novels. It is James{u2019}s wife, Clare, who meets Rick at the station. Flirty and attractive, she soon draws Rick into an illicit liaison. But Rick senses that something else is going on{u2014}something that will eventually lead him to a shattering secret in his family . . . and the thin ice they{u2019}re all skating on
Cataloging source
IDEBK
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6069.T65
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Thin-Ice Skater
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn914328841
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (407)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781504015141
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 815133
  • cda67e58-c2e7-4f98-826f-3af9da05f4ea
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3709483x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)914328841
  • pebc1504015142

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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