The Resource Lost Canyon

Lost Canyon

Label
Lost Canyon
Title
Lost Canyon
Statement of responsibility
Nina Revoyr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One of the San Francisco Chronicle's 100 Recommended Books of 2015 "Los Angeles is home to many great storytellers, but Nina Revoyr is one of its finest scribes....[Lost Canyon] pulses with both beauty and terror, and the struggles of these characters, their physical and mental reckonings, are enough to make readers sweat without getting off the couch." --Los Angeles Times "Revoyr [is] an edgy and spellbinding writer with an uncanny gift for aligning human struggles with nature's glory and perils....With ravishing descriptions of the magnificent landscape, unrelenting suspense, incisive psychology, and shrewd perspectives on matters of race and gender, Revoyr has created a gripping tale of unintended adventure and profound transformation." --Booklist, Starred review "A suspenseful adventure story that explores how people react to danger, uncertainty, fear, and life-or-death choices....This is an exciting, page-turning adventure story that reveals how good people can do things totally contrary to their own moral code, and the conclusion will both surprise and satisfy." --Publishers Weekly "Revoyr travels LA's patchwork neighborhoods--delineating gangs and money, color and prejudice--and nicely sketches 'the grand, untamed Sierra.' Like Deliverance, a tense...morality tale formed in the crucible of physical duress." --Kirkus Reviews "With a nod
Summary
Brought together by their trainer who is a former athlete with a taste for adventure, three strangers embark on a backpacking trip in the Sierra Nevada to find a mysterious place called Lost Canyon--during which they face danger, moral dilemmas, nature's wrath and a battle for survival
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10443753
Cataloging source
BT
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1969-
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Nina Revoyr
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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Fiction / Action & Adventure
Target audience
adult
Label
Lost Canyon
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300008870
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781617753626
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Lost Canyon
Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300008870
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781617753626
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
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