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The Resource The dog of the South, by Charles Portis

The dog of the South, by Charles Portis

Label
The dog of the South
Title
The dog of the South
Statement of responsibility
by Charles Portis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ray Midge tracks down his wife Norma, who has run off with her first husband, by following credit card receipts. The trail leads from Arkansas, to Mexico, and into Honduras
Summary
Ray Midge is on the trail of his wife Norma, who's headed for Mexico with her ex-husband. On the way Ray meets the eccentric Dr. Reo Symes, a man with more get-rich-quick schemes than common sense. Together, they'll have to overcome tropical storms, grifters, and plenty of car trouble en route to their destination--wherever that may be
Theme
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
050390
Cataloging source
AKD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Portis, Charles
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Runaway wives
  • Husbands
  • Americans
  • Central America
  • Automobile travel
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities
  • Married people
  • Americans
  • Automobile travel
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities
  • Humorous stories
  • Husbands
  • Married people
  • Runaway wives
  • Central America
Target audience
adult
Label
The dog of the South, by Charles Portis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"With an afterword by Ron Rosenbaum."--Cover
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
ocn173298855
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
253 pages
Isbn
9781585679317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)173298855
Label
The dog of the South, by Charles Portis
Publication
Note
"With an afterword by Ron Rosenbaum."--Cover
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
ocn173298855
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
253 pages
Isbn
9781585679317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)173298855

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