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The Resource Tales of the Madman Underground : an historical romance, 1973, John Barnes

Tales of the Madman Underground : an historical romance, 1973, John Barnes

Label
Tales of the Madman Underground : an historical romance, 1973
Title
Tales of the Madman Underground
Title remainder
an historical romance, 1973
Statement of responsibility
John Barnes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In September 1973, as the school year begins in his depressed Ohio town, high-school senior Kurt Shoemaker determines to be "normal, " despite his chaotic home life with his volatile, alcoholic mother and the deep loyalty and affection he has for his friends in the therapy group dubbed the Madman Underground
Awards note
Michael L. Printz Honor book, 2010.
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1957-
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Barnes, John
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PZ7.B26234
LC item number
Tal 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
5.9
Study program name
Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Learning
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Coming of age
  • Emotional problems
  • Friendship
  • Alcoholism
  • Mothers and sons
  • High schools
  • Schools
  • Ohio
  • Emotional problems of children
  • Friendship
  • Alcoholism
  • Mothers and sons
  • High schools
  • Schools
  • Ohio
Label
Tales of the Madman Underground : an historical romance, 1973, John Barnes
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Michael L. Printz honor book for 2010
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The year of being normal -- How the most expensive pizza of my life resulted in delayed gratzification -- Eight Madmen, the biggest asshole in Ohio and one very normal guy -- How to get your very own Madman nickname -- Normal guys walk with pretty girls who giggle -- A word from my sponsor -- Shoemaker's kid -- Tales of the Madman Underground -- "Don't be an asshole, " explained in easy-to-understand terms -- Cussing a blue streak does not work on goddam ghoul bastards -- I was a third-grade Communist -- Two stooges short of an act -- An afternoon down the toilet -- In their backseat or at McDonald's, the Madmen sleep tonight -- That, son, was the Lone Madman -- The value of anything -- Tonto joins the All-Faggot Midnight Softball League -- Tales the Madmen never tell -- Love, waffles, Capitalism, Scooby-Doo, and a grave in the rain -- You can't throw away a great deal like that -- How many Madman stories ever made any sense? -- Paradise lost, bedshitter found, Paradise regained -- Water under the bridge, letting the cat out of the bag, everyone's beautiful naked, and several other clichés -- The long end of the stick isn't so hot either -- A completely normal Monday, if you happen to be a Madman -- How Uncle Al became my favorite Hollering Asshole, and vice versa -- I love the McDonald's crowd, I always feel like I'm coming home here./
Control code
1274816
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
532 pages
Isbn
9780142417027
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1274816
  • (Sirsi) 1274816
  • (OCoLC)535490628
Label
Tales of the Madman Underground : an historical romance, 1973, John Barnes
Publication
Note
Michael L. Printz honor book for 2010
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The year of being normal -- How the most expensive pizza of my life resulted in delayed gratzification -- Eight Madmen, the biggest asshole in Ohio and one very normal guy -- How to get your very own Madman nickname -- Normal guys walk with pretty girls who giggle -- A word from my sponsor -- Shoemaker's kid -- Tales of the Madman Underground -- "Don't be an asshole, " explained in easy-to-understand terms -- Cussing a blue streak does not work on goddam ghoul bastards -- I was a third-grade Communist -- Two stooges short of an act -- An afternoon down the toilet -- In their backseat or at McDonald's, the Madmen sleep tonight -- That, son, was the Lone Madman -- The value of anything -- Tonto joins the All-Faggot Midnight Softball League -- Tales the Madmen never tell -- Love, waffles, Capitalism, Scooby-Doo, and a grave in the rain -- You can't throw away a great deal like that -- How many Madman stories ever made any sense? -- Paradise lost, bedshitter found, Paradise regained -- Water under the bridge, letting the cat out of the bag, everyone's beautiful naked, and several other clichés -- The long end of the stick isn't so hot either -- A completely normal Monday, if you happen to be a Madman -- How Uncle Al became my favorite Hollering Asshole, and vice versa -- I love the McDonald's crowd, I always feel like I'm coming home here./
Control code
1274816
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
532 pages
Isbn
9780142417027
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1274816
  • (Sirsi) 1274816
  • (OCoLC)535490628

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