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The Resource A history of violence, [writer, John Wagner ; art, Vince Locke ; letters, Bob Lappan]

A history of violence, [writer, John Wagner ; art, Vince Locke ; letters, Bob Lappan]

Label
A history of violence
Title
A history of violence
Statement of responsibility
[writer, John Wagner ; art, Vince Locke ; letters, Bob Lappan]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this suspenseful crime story, Tom McKenna is a family man who becomes an instant media celebrity when he thwarts a robbery at his own diner <U+0013> a robbery attempted by wanted murderers. McKenna<U+0019>s newfound fame draws the attention of a group of merciless mobsters who have been looking to settle a score with him for over 20 years. Now, as the killers descend upon his small town in Middle America, the Brooklyn native must face the actions of his youth and relive his past history of violence as he attempts to salvage the life he has built and keep his family out of harm<U+0019>s way
Summary
Bringing down a pair of local thugs, family man and diner owner Tom McKenna becomes a small-town hero but is tormented by his secret past which thrusts him into an odyssey of heists, killers, and suspense
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
181879
Cataloging source
CLE
Dewey number
741.5/973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
"Suggested for mature readers"--Page 4 of cover
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
A history of violence, [writer, John Wagner ; art, Vince Locke ; letters, Bob Lappan]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "The original graphic novel"--Cover
  • "A graphic mystery"--Page 4 of cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn744665229
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9781401231897
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)744665229
Label
A history of violence, [writer, John Wagner ; art, Vince Locke ; letters, Bob Lappan]
Publication
Note
  • "The original graphic novel"--Cover
  • "A graphic mystery"--Page 4 of cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn744665229
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9781401231897
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)744665229

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