The Resource Soil : a novel, Jamie Kornegay

Soil : a novel, Jamie Kornegay

Label
Soil : a novel
Title
Soil
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jamie Kornegay
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It all began with a simple dream. An ambitious young environmental scientist hoped to establish a sustainable farm on a small patch of river-bottom land nestled among the Mississippi hills. Jay Mize convinced his wife Sandy to move their six-year-old son away from town and to a rich and lush parcel where Jacob could run free and Jay could pursue the dream of a new and progressive agriculture for the twenty-first century. He did not know that within a year he'd be ruined, that flood and pestilence would invade his fledgling farm or that his wife and son would leave him to pick up the pieces by himself. When Jay Mize discovers a corpse on his property, he is sure his bad luck has come to a head and he is being framed. Were Jay in his right mind, he might have reported the body to the police at the very same moment they were searching for a missing tourist from Ohio. He might have not dragged the body back to his farm under the cover of night and spent hours disposing of it. But Jay Mize is not in his right mind. His mounting paranoia is accelerated by a hot-rod local deputy, nosing around with questions about the missing tourist and making dark comments about Jay's estranged wife Sandy. It's enough to make an honest man a maniac..
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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10402634
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kornegay, Jamie
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Organic farmers
  • Murder
  • Murder
  • Organic farmers
Label
Soil : a novel, Jamie Kornegay
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
1067814
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9781476750811
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014011468
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781476750811
  • (OCoLC)881418167
Label
Soil : a novel, Jamie Kornegay
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
1067814
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9781476750811
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014011468
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781476750811
  • (OCoLC)881418167

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