The Resource Blood and circumstance : a novel, (electronic resource)

Blood and circumstance : a novel, (electronic resource)

Label
Blood and circumstance : a novel
Title
Blood and circumstance
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Frank Turner Hollon
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A psychological mystery from the author of The God File and The Point of Fracture. Joel Stabler kills his beloved brother Danny in what appears to be murder in the name of mercy. When Joel's lawyers assign a psychologist to determine his sanity at the time of the shooting, the full story of the brothers' past and long family history of mental illness begin to unfold. Told entirely through Joel's pre-trial interview sessions with Dr. Andrews, Blood and Circumstance takes on the argument of nature versus nurture. And as Joel responds to the doctor's probing questions, he, in turn, begins to evaluate the doctor, stealing glimpses of his notes and speculating about his personal life. As the reader listens in on their conversations, it becomes less and less clear whom to trust, what is certain, or where truth and fact actually live. With his signature prose and unwavering, close-up lens, Frank Turner Hollon's latest achievement examines the uncertain search for identity through the criss-crossing paths of blood and circumstance
Summary
Taking on the issues of mental illness, family bonds, and the nurture versus nature debate, a suspenseful thriller traces the evolution of the relationship between an accused murderer and his court-appointed psychologist as revealed through a series of pretrial interview sessions. Reprint
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
151423
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hollon, Frank Turner
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fratricide
  • Murderers
  • Psychiatrists
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Blood and circumstance : a novel, (electronic resource)
Link
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
Control code
MWT11905069
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781945814358
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11905069
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11905069
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Blood and circumstance : a novel, (electronic resource)
Link
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
Control code
MWT11905069
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781945814358
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11905069
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11905069
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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