The Resource What is time to a pig?, John Straley

What is time to a pig?, John Straley

Label
What is time to a pig?
Title
What is time to a pig?
Statement of responsibility
John Straley
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"It's been seven years since Gloomy Knob landed in the Ted Stevens High-Security Federal Penitentiary and five years since the end of the war, the one North Korea started when they sent a missile to Cold Storage, Alaska. Serving a life sentence for the murder of his sister, Gloomy spends his time trying to forget about the past. Then one day, an old family friend grabs Gloomy from his off-site work station and smuggles him away in a hollow tree trunk. Instead of celebrating his newfound freedom, Gloomy finds himself slowing coming unmoored. Prison is where he feels he belongs for the unspeakable wrongs he has committed, but his kidnappers have other plans. They want information from Gloomy, and they want it soon, or his wife, his friends, and the entire town of Cold Storage may all get obliterated. As Gloomy struggles to escape, the memories he fought hard to repress begin to creep out from the strange corners of his mind, first in rivulets, then in waves. In a drug-induced haze, Gloomy decides to wade in, and what he discovers may just bring him the closure he desires-if it doesn't kill him first"--
Member of
Tone
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10843193
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Straley, John
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.T687
LC item number
W48 2020
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The Cold Storage novels
Series volume
0003
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prisoners
  • Small cities
  • Men
Label
What is time to a pig?, John Straley
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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
on1137322978
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9781641290845
Lccn
2019026153
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1137322978
Label
What is time to a pig?, John Straley
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
on1137322978
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9781641290845
Lccn
2019026153
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1137322978

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