The Resource An accident in august : a novel, Laurence Cosse., (ebook)

An accident in august : a novel, Laurence Cosse., (ebook)

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An accident in august : a novel
Title
An accident in august
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Laurence Cosse.
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Language
eng
Summary
From the author of a Novel Bookstore comes further proof of a prodigious and remarkable literary imagination at work. In an Accident in August, Laurence Coss<U+00da> takes one of the most famous news events of recent world history as the starting point for a novel as intelligent as it is gripping. Lady Diana, Dodi al Fayed, and Henri Paul are long buried. Today, the paparazzi are busy hounding other celebrities. But fourteen years after the accident that cost the lives of all three, one person involved in the tragedy remains unidentified: the driver of a white Fiat Uno that was in the alma tunnel at the time of the accident. In Coss<U+00da>'s spellbinding novel, the driver of this car, a young French woman on her way home from work that fatal night, sees her life thrown into turmoil when, scared and alone, she flees the scene. While there are no immediate repercussions resulting from her flight, as news of the event spreads and TV stations, papers and radio talk of nothing else for weeks, she is assailed by a growing sense of guilt. Terrified of being found out, questioned, arrested, and thrown headfirst into a media whirlwind, she finds herself paralyzed by fear, paranoia, and a growing sense of remorse. When finally it seems she has evaded both the police and the media spotlights, a mysterious man appears who will force her into a decision that will dramatically change her life. Wonderfully paced, suspenseful and dramatic, an Accident in August is the story of an ordinary person radically altered by her chance involvement in an extraordinary event
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Midwest
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Cosse, Laurence
Dewey number
843
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Diana
  • Traffic accidents
  • Witnesses
  • Guilt
  • Electronic books
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adult
Label
An accident in august : a novel, Laurence Cosse., (ebook)
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online resource
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text
Content type code
txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Isbn
9781609451301
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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MWT12340624
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remote
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MWT12340624
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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An accident in august : a novel, Laurence Cosse., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
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
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609451301
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12340624
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12340624
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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