The Resource No Touching

No Touching

Label
No Touching
Title
No Touching
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Prix du Premier Roman 2020 A story of liberation and a heartrending portrayal of a woman's sense of self, Ketty Rouf's extraordinary debut shatters tired prejudices about sex, women, and society. Josephine teaches philosophy in a high school in Drancy, a suburb of Paris. Her life is a balancing act between Xanax, Propranolol and Tupperware lunches in the staff room. The directives of the National Education Board are increasingly absurd and intolerable and she follows them with playfulness at times and derision at others. When, one evening, Josephine walks into a strip club on the Champs-Elysée, her life is completely overturned. There she learns a secret nocturnal code of conduct; she discovers camaraderie and the joys of female company; and she thrills at the sensation of men's desire directed toward her. Josephine, a teacher by day, begins to lead a secret existence by night that ultimately allows her to regain control of her life. This delicate balance is shattered one evening by an unexpected visitor to the club where she dances
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Rouf, Ketty
Dewey number
843.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
hoopla digital
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  • Stripteasers
  • Sex workers
Target audience
adult
Label
No Touching
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/14272408?utm_source=MARC
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609456924
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
14272408
Publisher number
MWT14272408
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(MWT)MWT14272408
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
No Touching
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/14272408?utm_source=MARC
Publication
Distribution
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609456924
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
14272408
Publisher number
MWT14272408
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(MWT)MWT14272408
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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