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The Resource Into the valley, Ruth Galm

Into the valley, Ruth Galm

Label
Into the valley
Title
Into the valley
Statement of responsibility
Ruth Galm
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Ruth Galm's spare, poetic debut novel, set in the American West of early Joan Didion, traces the drifting path of a young woman caught between generations as she skirts the law and her own oppressive anxiety. Into the Valley opens on the day in July 1967 when B. decides to pass her first counterfeit check and flee San Francisco for the Central Valley. B. is caught between generations. She's unmarried at 30 and doesn't understand the new counterculture youths, but she never fit into her mother's world either (though she liked some of its trappings, the dresses and kid gloves.) B. is beset by a disintegrative anxiety she calls "the carsickness." The only relief comes in handling the illicit checks and endless driving in the valley. As she travels the bare, anonymous landscape, meeting an array of other characters--an alcoholic professor, a bohemian teenage girl, a criminal admirer--B.'s flight becomes that of a woman unraveling, a person lost between who she is and who she cannot yet be"--
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Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Into the valley, Ruth Galm
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=82F6516D-7991-4531-8D99-1492764B7BAC
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9ocm15986822
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (264 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781616955106
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
82f6516d-7991-4531-8d99-1492764b7bac
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Into the valley, Ruth Galm
Link
http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=82F6516D-7991-4531-8D99-1492764B7BAC
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9ocm15986822
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (264 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781616955106
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
82f6516d-7991-4531-8d99-1492764b7bac
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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