The Resource The pallbearer : a novel, Jordan Farmer., (ebook)

The pallbearer : a novel, Jordan Farmer., (ebook)

Label
The pallbearer : a novel
Title
The pallbearer
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jordan Farmer.
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lynch, West Virginia, is a husk of a town: houses collapsing, deserted coal mines, the money gone. The residents who have not abandoned their homes find themselves living in poverty with little-to-no job opportunities, fighting for scraps and survival under the rule of Ferris Gilbert-the patriarch of a local family who governs the town with manipulative cruelty. When Jason Felts, a dwarf and aspiring social worker who lives above the town funeral home, is assigned to counsel one of the Gilbert brothers incarcerated inside a youth correctional facility for possession charges, Ferris Gilbert sees a rare opportunity. He seeks out Jason and insists under threat of violence that he smuggle an ominous package into the jail. Torn between his desire to save the young Gilbert brother from a life of crime and concern for his own safety, Jason must make a life-altering decision. At the same time, Gilbert has his hooks in Terry Blankenship, a strung-out young man desperate to carve out a secret life for himself and his boyfriend. If Terry cannot pay his debts to the Gilberts, he has one choice: kill the local sheriff or face the consequences. Sheriff Thompson is found dead soon after. Now both implicated in serious crimes, Jason and Terry must outrun the law and escape the threat of Ferris Gilbert but there may be nowhere to run . . . The Pallbearer is an unflinching debut for fans of Frank Bill and Sarah Waters that lays bare the lives of the outsiders of society's outskirts
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Farmer, Jordan
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Poverty
  • Jails
  • Sheriffs
  • Murder
  • Dwarfs (Persons)
  • Electronic books
  • West Virginia
  • West Virginia
Target audience
adult
Label
The pallbearer : a novel, Jordan Farmer., (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
9781510736511
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12343475
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12343475
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The pallbearer : a novel, Jordan Farmer., (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
9781510736511
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12343475
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12343475
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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