The Resource Cottonmouths : a novel, Kelly J. Ford., (ebook)

Cottonmouths : a novel, Kelly J. Ford., (ebook)

Label
Cottonmouths : a novel
Title
Cottonmouths
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kelly J. Ford.
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From a compelling new voice in LGBTQ and Southern fiction, a gripping tale of crime and desire amid small-town America's meth epidemic. This was Drear's Bluff. Nothing bad happened here. People didn't disappear. College was supposed to be an escape for Emily Skinner. But after failing out of school, she's left with no choice but to return to her small Arkansas hometown, a place run on gossip and good Christian values. She's not alone. Emily's former best friend-and childhood crush-Jody Monroe is back with a baby. Emily can't resist the opportunity to reconnect, despite the uncomfortable way things ended between them and her mom's disapproval of their friendship. When Emily stumbles upon a meth lab on Jody's property, she realizes just how far they've both fallen. Emily intends to keep her distance from Jody, but when she's kicked out of her house with no money and nowhere to go, a paying job as Jody's live-in babysitter is hard to pass up. As they grow closer, Emily glimpses a future for the first time since coming home. She dismisses her worries; after all, Jody is a single mom. The meth lab is a means to an end. And besides, for Emily, Jody is the real drug. But when Jody's business partner goes missing, and the lies begin to pile up, Emily will learn just how far Jody is willing to go to save her own skin-and how much Emily herself has risked for the love of someone who may never truly love her back. Echoing the work of authors like Daniel Woodrell and Sarah Waters, Cottonmouths is an unflinching story about the ways in which the past pulls us back . . . despite our best efforts to leave it behind
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Ford, Kelly J
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Female friendship
  • Unrequited love
  • Drug abuse
  • Electronic books
  • Arkansas
Target audience
adult
Label
Cottonmouths : a novel, Kelly J. Ford., (ebook)
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Distribution
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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
9781510719163
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12353926
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12353926
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Cottonmouths : a novel, Kelly J. Ford., (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
9781510719163
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12353926
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12353926
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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