The Resource Country dark, Chris Offutt

Country dark, Chris Offutt

Label
Country dark
Title
Country dark
Statement of responsibility
Chris Offutt
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Country Dark is a taut, compelling novel set in rural Kentucky from the Korean War to 1970. Tucker, a young veteran, returns from war to work for a bootlegger. He falls in love and starts a family, and while the Tuckers don't have much, they have the love of their home and each other. But when his family is threatened, Tucker is pushed into violence, which changes everything. The story of people living off the land and by their wits in a backwoods Kentucky world of shine-runners and laborers whose social codes are every bit as nuanced as the British aristocracy,
Summary
In rural Kentucky in the years after the Korean War, Tucker, a young veteran and bootlegger, is pushed into a life-altering act of violence by threats against his family
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10638503
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Offutt, Chris
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kentucky
  • Veterans
  • Manners and customs
  • Veterans
  • Kentucky
Target audience
adult
Label
Country dark, Chris Offutt
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
on1005547833
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Grove Press hardcover edition.
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9780802127792
Lccn
2017051048
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1005547833
Label
Country dark, Chris Offutt
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
on1005547833
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Grove Press hardcover edition.
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9780802127792
Lccn
2017051048
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1005547833

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