We ride upon sticks : a novel

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New York : Pantheon, [2020].
9781524748098, 1524748099, 9780525565437, 0525565434


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New York : Pantheon, [2020].
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366 pages ; 25 cm
9781524748098, 1524748099, 9780525565437, 0525565434


"From the author of the widely acclaimed She Weeps Each Time You're Born--a new novel, at once comic and moving, set in 1989 Danvers, Massachusetts, where a high school field hockey team discovers that the witchcraft of their Salem forebears may be the key to a winning season. In this tour de female force, the Danvers High School Falcons Varsity is on an unaccountable streak. In chapters dense with '80s iconography--from Heathers to Big Hair--Quan Barry expertly weaves the individual and collective journeys of this enchanted team: the quiet, husky goalie Mel Boucher, who signs her name to a pledge of darkness in a notebook with heartthrob Emilio Estevez on the cover; the top bitch forward, Jen Fiorenza, whose bleached blond "Claw" sees and knows all; the good-girl captain Abby Putnam (a descendant of the famous Salem witness Ann Putnam), who is hesitant to sign her name to the Emilio pact; AJ Johnson, the team's one black player, for whom enchantment brings racial awakening; the untouchably beautiful Girl Cory and her name-twin Boy Cory, who plays this female sport for his own reasons. These "witches" and their teammates are as wily and original as their North of Boston ancestors, flouting society's stale notions of femininity to find their true selves in a celebration of teen girldom in all its glory"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Barry, Q. (2020). We ride upon sticks: a novel (First Edition.). Pantheon.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Barry, Quan. 2020. We Ride Upon Sticks: A Novel. New York: Pantheon.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Barry, Quan. We Ride Upon Sticks: A Novel New York: Pantheon, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Barry, Quan. We Ride Upon Sticks: A Novel First Edition., Pantheon, 2020.

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