The Resource Before the fall, Noah Hawley

Before the fall, Noah Hawley

Label
Before the fall
Title
Before the fall
Statement of responsibility
Noah Hawley
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On a foggy summer night, eleven people--ten privileged, one down-on-his-luck painter--depart Martha's Vineyard headed for New York. Sixteen minutes later, the unthinkable happens: the plane plunges into the ocean. The only survivors are Scott Burroughs--a struggling painter--and a four-year-old boy, who is now the last remaining member of a wealthy and powerful media mogul's family. With chapters weaving between the aftermath of the tragedy and the backstories of the passengers and crew members--including a Wall Street titan and his wife, a Texan-born party boy just in from London, a young woman questioning her path in life, and a career pilot--the mystery surrounding the crash heightens. As the passengers' intrigues unravel, odd coincidences point to a conspiracy: Was it merely dumb chance that so many influential people perished? Or was something far more sinister at work? Events soon threaten to spiral out of control in an escalating storm of media outrage and accusations. And while Scott struggles to cope with fame that borders on noteriety, the authories scramble to salvage the truth from the wreckage
Summary
The stories of ten wealthy victims of a plane crash intertwine with those of a down-on-his-luck painter and a four-year-old boy, the tragedy's only survivors, as odd coincidences surrounding the crash point to a possible conspiracy
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Storyline
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Award
  • Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Novel, 2017.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2016
  • Thriller Award for Best Novel, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10488636
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hawley, Noah
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aircraft accident victims
  • Airplane crash survival
  • Martha's Vineyard (Mass.)
  • Aircraft accident victims
  • Airplane crash survival
  • Massachusetts
Target audience
adult
Label
Before the fall, Noah Hawley
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
1970542
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
  • First edition.
  • Large print edition.
Extent
581 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781455566143
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781455566143
  • (OCoLC)921166354
Label
Before the fall, Noah Hawley
Publication
Copyright
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
1970542
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
  • First edition.
  • Large print edition.
Extent
581 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781455566143
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781455566143
  • (OCoLC)921166354

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