The Resource Hogg, Samuel R. Delany, (electronic resource)

Hogg, Samuel R. Delany, (electronic resource)

Label
Hogg
Title
Hogg
Statement of responsibility
Samuel R. Delany
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The narrator of Hogg is a Huck Finn-like youngster caught in society's most sinister seams-but unlike Huck, he passes no moral judgments on the violence he takes part in . . . Hogg is the story of a man-a depraved trucker named Franklin Hargus, whom the people he works for call Hogg-and of the nameless boy who tells the story of three days of unspeakable sexual violence and devastation, which, together, they initiate in a small seaside American city in the middle of the last century. Hogg is a towering brute who makes his living as a rapist for hire. By the end of a series of vicious attacks, kidnappings, and mass murders, the reader will wonder who is more corrupt: the man or the boy. Samuel R. Delany completed his first draft of Hogg within a day, if not within hours, of the 1969 Stonewall Riots in New York City and revised it over the next four years, though it was not released until 1995
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Delany, Samuel R
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children
  • Victims of violent crimes
  • Pedophilia
  • Sex crimes
  • Rapists
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Hogg, Samuel R. Delany, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11556277
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
MWT11556277
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11556277
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11556277
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Hogg, Samuel R. Delany, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11556277
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
MWT11556277
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11556277
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11556277
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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