The Resource The night strangers : a novel, Chris Bohjalian

The night strangers : a novel, Chris Bohjalian

Label
The night strangers : a novel
Title
The night strangers
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Chris Bohjalian
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the bestselling author of The Double Bind, Skeletons at the Feast, and Secrets of Eden, comes a riveting and dramatic ghost story. In a dusty corner of a basement in a rambling Victorian house in northern New Hampshire, a door has long been sealed shut with 39 six-inch-long carriage bolts. The home's new owners are Chip and Emily Linton and their twin ten-year-old daughters. Together they hope to rebuild their lives there after Chip, an airline pilot, had to ditch his 70-seat regional jet in Lake Champlain after double engine failure. Unlike the Miracle on the Hudson, however, most of the passengers aboard Flight 1611 died on impact or were drowned. The body count? Thirty-nine, a coincidence not lost on Chip when he discovers the number of bolts in that basement door. Meanwhile, Emily finds herself wondering about the women in this sparsely populated White Mountain village, self-proclaimed herbalists, and their interest in her fifth-grade daughters. Are the women mad? Or is it her husband, in the wake of the tragedy, whose grip on sanity has become desperately tenuous? The result is a powerful ghost story with a palpable sense of place, an unerring sense of the demons that drive us, and characters we care about deeply. The difference this time? Some of those characters are dead
Summary
After he crashes his plane into Lake Champlain, killing most of the passengers, Chip Linton moves into a new home with his wife and twin daughters and soon finds himself being haunted by the dead passengers, all while his wife wonders why the strange herbalist denizens of the town have taken such an interest in her daughters
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10008137
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bohjalian, Chris
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Air pilots
  • Herbalists
  • Twins
  • New Hampshire
Target audience
adult
Label
The night strangers : a novel, Chris Bohjalian
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
827729
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780307394996
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010045401
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780307394996
  • (OCoLC)672300128
Label
The night strangers : a novel, Chris Bohjalian
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
827729
Edition
First edition.
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780307394996
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010045401
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780307394996
  • (OCoLC)672300128

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