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The Resource Blue Lonesome, Bill Pronzini

Blue Lonesome, Bill Pronzini

Label
Blue Lonesome
Title
Blue Lonesome
Statement of responsibility
Bill Pronzini
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • For months, a man watches a lonely woman eat in a San Francisco cafe and when she commits suicide he investigates. The probe leads him to the murder of her husband and daughter for which a Nevada town holds her responsible
  • A haunted woman’s suicide pulls a California man into the poisonous secrets of a bleak Nevada desert town in Bill Pronzini’s masterful work of noir fiction, which was named a New York Times Notable Book There is something about the sad woman eating alone night after night at the Harmony Café that intrigues San Francisco CPA Jim Messenger. Unfulfilled himself, Jim feels a kinship with her—and later, when she commits suicide, he resolves to find out why. His search leads him to Beulah, a middle-of-nowhere mining town in the Nevada desert, where hatreds run deep, where secrets are as venomous as a rattlesnake bite, and where a stranger asking too many questions might inexplicably disappear. Still, in this dusty, barren landscape, Jim feels completely alive. And he’s not going anywhere until he uncovers the truth, even if it rips the whole town apart. Richly atmospheric and peopled with achingly human characters, Blue Lonesome is a crime novel as tense and coiled as a rattler ready to strike and as dark and hypnotic as the lonesome desert night
Cataloging source
VALIL
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Pronzini, Bill
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.R67
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Suicide victims
  • FICTION / Thrillers / General
  • Nevada
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
Label
Blue Lonesome, Bill Pronzini
Link
http://orl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=CD8CDF4F-4B73-4582-AE5B-7309298F1281
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781480485013
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn875413351
  • (OCoLC)875413351
Label
Blue Lonesome, Bill Pronzini
Link
http://orl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=CD8CDF4F-4B73-4582-AE5B-7309298F1281
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781480485013
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn875413351
  • (OCoLC)875413351
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