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The Resource Strange piece of paradise, Terri Jentz

Strange piece of paradise, Terri Jentz

Label
Strange piece of paradise
Title
Strange piece of paradise
Statement of responsibility
Terri Jentz
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1977, Terri Jentz and her Yale roommate, Shayna Weiss, make a cross-country bike trip. They pitch a tent in the desert of central Oregon. As they are sleeping, a man in a pickup truck deliberately runs over the tent, then attacks them with an ax. The crime is reported in newspapers across the country. No one is ever arrested. Both women survive, but Shayna has amnesia, while Terri is left alone with memories of the attack--their friendship is shattered. Fifteen years later, Terri returns to the town and makes an extraordinary discovery: the violence of that night is as present for the community as it is for her. Slowly, her interviews with the towns people yield a revelation: many say they know who did it, and he is living freely in their midst. Terri then sets out to discover the truth, and ultimately finds herself face-to-face with the alleged psychopath.--From publisher description
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2006
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163029
Cataloging source
DLC
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1957-
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Jentz, Terri
Dewey number
364.15/55092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6793.O7
LC item number
J46 2006
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Violent crimes
  • Criminal investigation
Target audience
adult
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a return to the American West to investigate my attempted murder - and solve the riddle myself
Label
Strange piece of paradise, Terri Jentz
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm65186350
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
542 p.
Isbn
9780374134983
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005027240
Other control number
9780374134983
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Strange piece of paradise, Terri Jentz
Link
Publication
Control code
ocm65186350
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
542 p.
Isbn
9780374134983
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005027240
Other control number
9780374134983
Other physical details
ill.

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