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The Resource Geese are never swans, created by Kobe Bryant ; written by Eva Clark

Geese are never swans, created by Kobe Bryant ; written by Eva Clark

Label
Geese are never swans
Title
Geese are never swans
Statement of responsibility
created by Kobe Bryant ; written by Eva Clark
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Gus's life is about one thing-swimming. He is determined to make it to the Olympics and he knows that the only coach in town who can get him there is Coach Marks. So it seems like a simple plan: convince Coach Marks to train him. Everything from there on in is just hard work and Gus has never been afraid of hard work. But there are a few complications. For one thing, Coach Marks was Danny's coach. Danny, Gus's older brother, committed suicide after failing to make the national swimming team, a big step on the way to the Olympics. And for another thing, Gus and Danny didn't exactly get along when Danny was alive. Gus never liked living in Danny's shadow, and that shadow has grown even longer since Danny's death. In this powerful novel about the punishing and the healing nature of sports, Gus's rage threatens to swallow him at every turn. He's angry at his brother, his mother, his coach . . . even himself. But as he works through his feelings and toward his goal, Gus does everything he can to channel his anger into excelling at the sport that he and Danny both loved, finding solace in the same place he must face his demons: the water"--
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Clark, Eva
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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1978-2020
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Bryant, Kobe
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  • Families
  • Sports
  • Swimmers
  • Swimming
  • Brothers
  • Brothers
  • Suicide
  • Mental illness
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Geese are never swans, created by Kobe Bryant ; written by Eva Clark
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
271 p.
Isbn
9781949520057
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 381205
  • 924562
Label
Geese are never swans, created by Kobe Bryant ; written by Eva Clark
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
271 p.
Isbn
9781949520057
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 381205
  • 924562

Library Locations

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      54 Church St., St. Catharines, Ontario, L2R7K2, CA
      43.1603307 -79.2460639
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