The Resource Father and son: : a novel, (electronic resource)

Father and son: : a novel, (electronic resource)

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Father and son: : a novel
Title
Father and son:
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Larry Brown
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Father and Son tells the story of five days following Glen Davis's return to the small Mississippi town where he grew up. Five days. In this daring psychological thriller, these are five days you'll never forget. Convicted and sentenced on a vehicular homicide charge, Glen is the bad seed--the haunted, angry, drunken, and dangerous son of Virgil and Emma Davis. Bobby Blanchard is the sheriff, as different from Glen as can be imagined, but in love with the same woman--the mother of Glen's illegitimate son. Before he's been back in town thirty-six hours, Glen has robbed his war-crippled father, bullied and humiliated his younger brother, and rejected his son, David. Bobby finds himself sorting through the mayhem Glen leaves in his wake--a murdered bar owner, a rape, Glen's terrorized family, and the little boy who needs a father. And, as he gets closer and closer to the murderous Glen, tension builds like a Mississippi thunderstorm about to break loose. This classic face-off of good against evil is told in the clear, unflinching voice that won Larry Brown some of literature's most prestigious awards. And, reverberating with dark excitement, biblical echoes, and a fast, cinematic pacing, this novel puts a new side of his genius on display--the ability to build suspense to an almost unbearable pitch. Father and Son is the story of a powerfully complex kinship, an exhilarating and heart-stopping story. 1997 Southern Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction
Summary
A Mississippi rebel and ex-con is pitted against a right-minded sheriff, with repercussions for the families of both men
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Writing style
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001065
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1951-2004
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Brown, Larry
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Ex-convicts
  • Fathers and sons
  • Electronic books
  • Mississippi
  • Psychological fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Father and son: : a novel, (electronic resource)
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Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11688499
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781616202064
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11688499
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Father and son: : a novel, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11688499
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781616202064
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11688499
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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