The Resource Child of God, Cormac McCarthy

Child of God, Cormac McCarthy

Label
Child of God
Title
Child of God
Statement of responsibility
Cormac McCarthy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Falsely accused of rape, Lester Ballard is released from jail, and a trip to the dry-goods store, an errand to the blacksmith, and other incidents are transformed into scenes of the comic and the grotesque
Summary
Set in Tennessee in the 1960s, this chilling novel sees Lester Ballard become increasingly isolated from society. After taking a deceased woman as a girlfriend, he "saves her" from a fire--and his life spirals into deepening depravity
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
043936
Cataloging source
DLC
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1933-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCarthy, Cormac
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Fugitives from justice
  • Psychopaths
  • Tennessee
  • Black humor
Target audience
adult
Label
Child of God, Cormac McCarthy
Instantiates
Publication
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
ocm27012701
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
197 p.
Isbn
9780679728740
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
92050587
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)27012701
Label
Child of God, Cormac McCarthy
Publication
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
ocm27012701
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage International ed.
Extent
197 p.
Isbn
9780679728740
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
92050587
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)27012701

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