The Resource Kornwolf, Tristan Egolf, (ebook)

Kornwolf, Tristan Egolf, (ebook)

Label
Kornwolf
Title
Kornwolf
Statement of responsibility
Tristan Egolf
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tristan Egolf's new novel is a book about the return of an old curse - the Kornwolf, a ferocious werewolf whose nocturnal rampaging becomes increasingly impossible to ignore. Kornwolf takes the reader for a good old-fashioned romp in the stubble - a journey through the slums and honky tundra of rural Pennsylvania, where nothing quite passes for good or bad, sublime or dismal, discrete or brash. And then the monotony breaks. Something - a freak of creation - is running amok in the fields. To solve the mystery, three generations of prodigal sons - a writer and hometown boy who swore he'd never come back to Penn's Woods; a middle-aged former pugilist who runs a decrepit boxing gym; and a misfit, mute, beaten-down Amish boy - are brought together by the light of a blue moon, in a town called Blue Ball. On one level this is a masterfully orchestrated, hilarious, and compelling take on the classic horror yarn, on another, Kornwolf is a social satire of suburban sprawl, closed minds, and all manners and varieties of self-satisfaction - Amish, civilian, or... other - in the best tradition of Tom Robbins and George Saunders
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1971-2005
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Egolf, Tristan
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Amish
  • Werewolves
  • Electronic books
  • Pennsylvania
Target audience
adult
Label
Kornwolf, Tristan Egolf, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781555846312
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11785061
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11785061
System control number
MWT11785061
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Kornwolf, Tristan Egolf, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781555846312
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11785061
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11785061
System control number
MWT11785061
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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