Trying to Float

Trying to Float

[coming of Age in the Chelsea Hotel]

Audiobook CD - 2016
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Meet the family Rips: father Michael, a lawyer turned journalist with a penchant for fine tailoring; mother Sheila, a former model and world-renowned artist who matches her welding outfits with couture; and daughter Nicolaia, a precocious high school junior at work on a record of her peculiar youth. Nicolaia is a perpetual outsider who has struggled to find her place in public schools populated by cliquish girls and loudmouthed boys. But at the Chelsea, Nicolaia need not look far to find her tribe. There2s her neighbor Stormy, a tall albino woman who keeps a pink handgun strapped to her ankle; her babysitter, Paris, who may or may not have a second career as an escort; her friend Artie, former proprietor of Studio 54. The kids at school might never understand her, but as Nicolaia endeavors to fit in she begins to understand that the Chelsea2s motley crew could hold the key to surviving the perils of a Manhattan childhood.
Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster Audio, [2016]
Copyright Date: ℗2016
ISBN: 9781508218722
1508218722
Branch Call Number: CD 974.7 R486R 2016
Characteristics: audio file,CD audio,rda
digital,rda
4 audio discs (approximately 270 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in

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