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A thousand miles from nowhere : a novel, John Gregory Brown

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A thousand miles from nowhere : a novel
Title
A thousand miles from nowhere
Title remainder
a novel
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John Gregory Brown
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Language
eng
Summary
"Fleeing New Orleans as Hurricane Katrina approaches, Henry Garrett is haunted by the ruins of his marriage, a squandered inheritance, and the teaching job he inexplicably quit. He pulls into a small Virginia town after three days on the road, hoping to silence the ceaseless clamor in his head. But this quest for peace and quiet as the only guest at a roadside motel is destroyed when Henry finds himself at the center of a bizarre and violent tragedy. As a result, Henry winds up stranded at the ramshackle motel just outside the small town of Marimore, and it's there that he is pulled into the lives of those around him: Latangi, the motel's recently widowed proprietor, who seems to have a plan for Henry; Marge, a local secretary who marshals the collective energy of her women's church group; and the family of an old man, a prisoner, who dies in a desperate effort to provide for his infirm wife."--Provided by publisher
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Title
A thousand miles from nowhere
Creator
Summary
A tragicomic tour de force about one man's redemption through love and art
Subject
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Story line
Tone
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Character
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10494974
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.R687
LC item number
T48 2016
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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John Gregory Brown
A thousand miles from nowhere : a novel, John Gregory Brown
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A thousand miles from nowhere : a novel, John Gregory Brown
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
276 pages
Isbn
9780316302807
Lccn
2015024561
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn912045330
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Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, Philip S. MillerBorrow it
      100 S. Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, CO, 80104, US
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    • Douglas County Libraries, James H LarueBorrow it
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