The Resource Boy's life, Robert McCammon, (electronic resource)

Boy's life, Robert McCammon, (electronic resource)

Label
Boy's life
Title
Boy's life
Statement of responsibility
Robert McCammon
Title variation
Boys life
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Zephyr, Alabama, a bizarre murder is only the beginning Small town boys see weird sights, and Zephyr has provided Cory Jay Mackenson with his fair share of oddities. He knows the bootleggers who lurk in the dark places outside of town. On moonless nights, he's heard spirits congregate in the churchyard to reminisce about the good old days. He's seen rain that flooded Main Street and left it crawling with snakes. Cory knows magic, and relishes it as only a young boy can. One frosty winter morning, he and his father watch a car jump the curb and sail into the fathomless town lake. His father dives into the icy water to rescue the driver, and finds a naked corpse handcuffed to the wheel. This chilling sight is only the start of the strangest period of Cory's life, when the magic of his town will transform him into a man
Summary
Twelve-year-old Cory Mackenson's father finds a dead man handcuffed to a car's steering wheel that has plunged into Zephyr's Lake in 1964, and they realize that all is not as it seems in their quiet town
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Bram Stoker Award for Best Novel, 1991.
  • World Fantasy Award, 1992.
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043907
Cataloging source
Midwest
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McCammon, Robert R
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
780
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Good and evil
  • Alabama
Target audience
adult
Label
Boy's life, Robert McCammon, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11552063
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453231562
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11552063
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Boy's life, Robert McCammon, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11552063
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453231562
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11552063
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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