The Resource Floodmarkers, (ebook)

Floodmarkers, (ebook)

Label
Floodmarkers
Title
Floodmarkers
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lystra, North Carolina. A fictional town full of very real people who survive the attack of Hurricane Hugo and then find their bearings in the aftermath often in wild and hilarious ways. The days leading up to the impending disaster are not at all unusual no portents of disaster, no signs of impending calamity. Bryce works his night shift at the hot dog factory, Isaac drives the bus to school, Evelyn attends a funeral. But when the electricity fails in the middle of the night on September 21, 1989, it marks the moment when everything will change: Hugo has arrived. The storm builds, the wind whips by faster and faster, and interpersonal dramas, grudges, and rivalries are dredged up along with the flotsam and debris. Meanwhile, flood markers, painted red, track the height of the water from past rainstorms, and as the creek level rises higher than ever before, so do the emotions of the townspeople. Alternating between weather forecasts and short stories, Floodmarkers is an exquisitely crafted day-in-the-life of a town. And as Nic Brown has us look bravely at the eye of the storm, he cleverly shows us that human nature can stir up a spectacular tempest all its own
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Brown, Nic
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Hurricane Hugo, 1989
  • Community life
  • Life change events
  • North Carolina
Target audience
adult
Label
Floodmarkers, (ebook)
Link
Instantiates
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
9781582439433
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12257571
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12257571
System control number
MWT12257571
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Floodmarkers, (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
9781582439433
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12257571
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12257571
System control number
MWT12257571
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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