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Trying to float : coming of age in the Chelsea Hotel / Nicolaia Rips.

Rips, Nicolaia, author. (Author).
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  • 8 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 974.7 RIP (Text) 36626103760740 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon B RIPS (Text) 34330512990483 Adult - Biography Available -
Morgan Co PL - Waverly Branch B RIP (Text) 78551000527043 Biography Available -
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster 92 RIP (Text) 72436000117487 Adult nonfiction Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City LEASED NON-FICTION 974.7 RIPS (Text) 30403002181477 Adult - Non-Fiction Bestseller Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 921 Rips (Text) 31208912458538 non-fiction Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library 921 RIPS (Text) 78731000499619 New Material Available -
 Funding source: DePrez Fund [ wp 2017-02-02 @ SHCPLSC ]
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 921 RIPS, NICOLAIA (Text) 31951004127871 Main Floor - New Arrivals Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield B-Rips (Text) 78292000357639 Adult New Book Collection Checked out 03/05/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501132988
  • ISBN: 1501132989
  • Physical Description: xiv, 254 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2016.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Prologue -- Part One: THE FLEDGLING YEARS -- My First Trip -- Italy -- Preschool -- The Pool Party -- The Craftys -- Halloween -- My Steed -- Pippi -- Eyes -- Stormé -- But Not the Fish -- A Leg Up -- A Crush -- Artie -- My Babysitters -- The Theater -- Rebecca -- Winter Valley -- The Traitor -- My Friend Fan -- The Traitor Revealed -- Part Two: MIDDLE SCHOOL -- Friendship -- The Delicacy of Love -- Friendship and Chocolate -- Greta Returns -- Moving On -- King of the Night -- The Studio -- My Crowd -- The Schnoz -- Mom vs. Mama -- The Dance -- The Shaman -- Tic-Tac-Toke -- Summer Camp -- An Unexpected Journey -- My Interested Look -- Cinderella -- The Banana Peels of Optimism -- The Playing Fields of West Chelsea -- Mr. Crafty Moves Out -- At Last -- Author's Note.
Summary, etc.: Trying to Float is a seventeen-year-old's darkly funny, big-hearted memoir about growing up in New York City's legendary Chelsea Hotel. Not since Holden Caulfield has there been such a fabulously compelling teen guide to New York City: Nicolaia Rips's debut is a disarming, humble, heartfelt, and wise tale of coming-of-age amid the contradictions, complexities, and shifting identities of life in New York City. A bohemian Eloise for our times, Trying to Float is a triumphant parable for the power of embracing difference in all its forms." Provided by publisher.
Subject: Rips, Nicolaia > Childhood and youth.
Chelsea Hotel > Biography.
Coming of age > New York (State) > New York.
Girls > New York (State) > New York > Biography.
Teenage girls > New York (State) > New York > Biography.
Bohemianism > New York (State) > New York.
Eccentrics and eccentricities > New York (State) > New York.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women.
New York (N.Y.) > Biography.
New York (N.Y.) > Social life and customs.

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