The Resource Wyoming, JP Gritton, (electronic resource)

Wyoming, JP Gritton, (electronic resource)

Label
Wyoming
Title
Wyoming
Statement of responsibility
JP Gritton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A cross between Daniel Woodrell and Annie Proulx, Wyoming is about the stubborn grip of inertia and whether or not it is possible to live without accepting oneself. It's 1988 and Shelley Cooper is in trouble. He's broke, he's been fired from his construction job, and his ex-wife has left him for their next door neighbor and a new life in Kansas City. The only opportunity on his horizon is fifty pounds of his brother's high-grade marijuana, which needs to be driven from Colorado to Houston and exchanged for a lockbox full of cash. The delivery goes off without a hitch, but getting home with the money proves to be a different challenge altogether. Fueled by a grab bag of resentments and self punishment, Shelley becomes a case study in the question of whether it's possible to live without accepting yourself, and the dope money is the key to a lock he might never find. JP Gritton's portrait of a hapless aspirant at odds with himself and everyone around him is both tender and ruthless, and Wyoming considers the possibility of redemption in a world that grants forgiveness grudgingly, if at all
Cataloging source
B@L
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1984-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gritton, JP
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3607.R596
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Western
  • Marijuana
  • Drug traffic
Label
Wyoming, JP Gritton, (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
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781947793538
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
2d918d87-8a25-47ec-bc09-d384ce0ccfea
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1125348978
Label
Wyoming, JP Gritton, (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
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781947793538
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
2d918d87-8a25-47ec-bc09-d384ce0ccfea
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1125348978

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