The Resource Outside valentine : a novel, Liza Ward, (electronic resource)

Outside valentine : a novel, Liza Ward, (electronic resource)

Label
Outside valentine : a novel
Title
Outside valentine
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Liza Ward
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A debut novelist interweaves a trio of voices-haunting, dangerous, full of longing-mysteriously linked by a shocking crime and the search to heal the past Many long years have passed since the winter of blinding white when Charles Starkweather and Caril Ann Fugate drove across the hushed midwestern landscape and left a trail of blood and pain. So why does Lowell, a Manhattan collector of antiquities, still dream of what happened, despite his wife's best attempts to draw him back and offer comfort' And who is Susan, the teenager who appoints herself a detective, piecing together the story of the murders while wondering if she'll ever be loved like Starkweather loved his girl' And then there's Caril Ann herself, who takes us back to relive the ride she swears she could not control. It began on the day Charlie first saw her, dangling her bare legs off the edge of a tree house. It ended outside Valentine, Nebraska, on that night when she still believed that life could somehow go back to being normal . . . ' Every so often a novel comes along that is capable of redeeming the losses it so devastatingly conveys. Disturbing, bittersweet, and lyrical, Liza Ward's Outside Valentine is a story of people torn apart by tragedy and yet, finally, transformed by love
  • Based on the Starkweather and Fugate murders in Nebraska in the 1950s, this book examines the effects of violence and the power of love as the three voices interweave and show the lingering and devastating aftershocks of murder across three generations
Cataloging source
RECBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ward, Liza
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
PS3623.A7324
Literary form
unknown
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Reading level
5.0
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Starkweather, Charles Raymond
  • Fugate, Caril Ann
  • FICTION / General
  • Fiction
  • Serial murderers
  • Antique dealers
  • Serial murders
  • Teenagers
  • Violence
  • Girls
  • Nebraska
Label
Outside valentine : a novel, Liza Ward, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=C1A7DFD5-4398-4498-AAAC-D9C53710EC57
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781466863408
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00141218
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)872609109
Label
Outside valentine : a novel, Liza Ward, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=C1A7DFD5-4398-4498-AAAC-D9C53710EC57
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781466863408
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00141218
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)872609109

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