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The Resource The captive condition : a novel, Kevin P. Keating

The captive condition : a novel, Kevin P. Keating

Label
The captive condition : a novel
Title
The captive condition
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kevin P. Keating
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A seemingly idyllic Midwestern college town turns out to be a nexus of horror in this spellbinding novel--emotionally and psychologically complex, at once chilling and deliciously dark--from a thrilling new voice in fiction. When Emily Ryan is found drowned in the family pool, pumped full of barbiturates and alcohol, a series of events with cataclysmic consequences ensues. Emily's lover, a college professor, finds himself responsible for her twin daughters, whose piercing stares fill him with the guilt and anguish he so desperately tries to hide from his wife. A low-level criminal named The Gonk takes over the cottage of a reclusive elderly artist, complete with graveyard and moonshine still, and devises plans for both. His young apprentice, haunted by inner demons, seeks retribution for the professor's wicked deeds. The town itself, buzzing into decadent life after sundown, traps its inhabitants in patterns of inexplicable behavior all the while drawing them toward a night in which the horror will reach its disturbing and inevitable conclusion. Delving into the deepest recesses of the human capacity for evil, Kevin P. Keating's masterful novel will captivate readers from first to last"--
Summary
When his mistress drowns after an overdose, a guilt-stricken college professor attempts to care for her children without his wife finding out, in a town where inexplicable patterns erupt on a disturbing night. By the award-nominated author of <i>The Natural Order of Things</i>
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10430344
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keating, Kevin P
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Drowning victims
  • Murder
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Crime
  • FICTION / Horror
  • Drowning victims
  • Murder
Target audience
adult
Label
The captive condition : a novel, Kevin P. Keating
Instantiates
Publication
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
ocn893016588
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9780804169288
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2014044280
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)893016588
Label
The captive condition : a novel, Kevin P. Keating
Publication
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
ocn893016588
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9780804169288
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2014044280
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)893016588

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