The Resource The current, a novel by Tim Johnston, (electronic resource)

The current, a novel by Tim Johnston, (electronic resource)

Label
The current
Title
The current
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Tim Johnston
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Current is a rare creature: a gripping thriller and page-turner but also a masterwork of mood and language?a meditation on memory and time. You'll want to go fast at the same time you'll be compelled to savor each and every word."?Ivy Pochoda, author of Wonder Valley Tim Johnston, whose breakout debut Descent was called "astonishing," "dazzling," and "unforgettable" by critics, returns with The Current, a tour de force about the indelible impact of a crime on the lives of innocent people. In the dead of winter, outside a small Minnesota town, state troopers pull two young women and their car from the icy Black Root River. One is found downriver, drowned, while the other is found at the scene? half frozen but alive. What happened was no accident, and news of the crime awakens the community's memories of another young woman who lost her life in the same river ten years earlier, and whose killer may still live among them. Determined to find answers, the surviving young woman soon realizes that she's connected to the earlier unsolved case by more than just a river, and the deeper she plunges into her own investigation, the closer she comes to dangerous truths, and to the violence that simmers just below the surface of her hometown. Grief, suspicion, the innocent and the guilty?all stir to life in this cold northern town where a young woman can come home, but still not be safe. Brilliantly plotted and unrelentingly propulsive, The Current is a beautifully realized story about the fragility of life, the power of the past, and the need, always, to fight back
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnston, Tim
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3610.O395
LC item number
C87 2019eb
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Suspense
  • Thriller
  • College students
  • Traffic accidents
  • Murder
  • Small cities
  • Life change events
  • FICTION / Thrillers / Crime
Label
The current, a novel by Tim Johnston, (electronic resource)
Link
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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
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781616208899
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
10d27747-2094-4c57-bf77-6473841b8078
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1060583436
Label
The current, a novel by Tim Johnston, (electronic resource)
Link
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
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781616208899
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
10d27747-2094-4c57-bf77-6473841b8078
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1060583436

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