The Resource The long way home, Louise Penny

The long way home, Louise Penny

Label
The long way home
Title
The long way home
Statement of responsibility
Louise Penny
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Happily retired in the village of Three Pines, Armand Gamache, former Chief Inspector of Homicide with the Sûreté du Québec, has found a peace he'd only imagined possible. On warm summer mornings he sits on a bench holding a small book, The Balm in Gilead, in his large hands. "There is a balm in Gilead," his neighbor Clara Morrow reads from the dust jacket, "to make the wounded whole." While Gamache doesn't talk about his wounds and his balm, Clara tells him about hers. Peter, her artist husband, has failed to come home. Failed to show up as promised on the first anniversary of their separation. She wants Gamache's help to find him. Having finally found sanctuary, Gamache feels a near revulsion at the thought of leaving Three Pines. "There's power enough in Heaven," he finishes the quote as he contemplates the quiet village, "to cure a sin-sick soul." And then he gets up. And joins her. Together with his former second-in-command, Jean-Guy Beauvoir, and Myrna Landers, they journey deeper and deeper into Québec. And deeper and deeper into the soul of Peter Morrow. A man so desperate to recapture his fame as an artist, he would sell that soul. And may have. The journey takes them further and further from Three Pines, to the very mouth of the great St. Lawrence river. To an area so desolate, so damned, the first mariners called it The land God gave to Cain. And there they discover the terrible damage done by a sin-sick soul
Member of
Summary
At first enjoying a peaceful retirement, former Quebec homicide detective Armand Gamache reluctantly agrees to help a neighbor search for her missing estranged husband and teams up with two former colleagues on a search that reveals the workings of a psychologically damaged mind.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10311076
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Penny, Louise
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A Chief Inspector Gamache novel
Series volume
bk. 10
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Artists
  • Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character)
  • Police
  • Missing persons
  • FICTION
  • Artists
  • Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character)
  • Missing persons
  • Police
  • Québec
  • Kriminalroman
  • Amerikanisches Englisch
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Chief Inspector Gamache novel
Label
The long way home, Louise Penny
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
ocn866931186
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 373 pages
Isbn
9781250022066
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014016727
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)866931186
Label
The long way home, Louise Penny
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
ocn866931186
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 373 pages
Isbn
9781250022066
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014016727
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)866931186

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