The Resource Past tense, Lee Child

Past tense, Lee Child

Label
Past tense
Title
Past tense
Statement of responsibility
Lee Child
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jack Reacher has extended his thumb and hit the pavement. His plan is to follow the autumn sun on an epic trip across America, from Maine to California. He doesn't get far. On a country road in rural New Hampshire, deep in the New England woods, he sees a sign to a place he has never been: The town where his father was born. He thinks, What's one extra day? and takes the detour. At the same moment, in the same isolated area, a car breaks down. Two young Canadians are trying to drive to New York City to sell a treasure. Now they're stranded at a lonely motel in the middle of nowhere. The owners almost seem too friendly. It's a strange place. but it's all there is. The next morning in the city clerk's office, Reacher asks about the old family home. He's told no one named Reacher ever lived in town. He knows his father left and never returned. Now Reacher wonders, Was he ever there in the first place? As Reacher explores his father's life, and strands of different stories begin to merge, he makes a shocking discovery: The present can be tough, but the past can be tense. and deadly
Related
Member of
Summary
Detouring to his father's childhood hometown at the beginning of a cross-country hitchhiking tour, Jack uncovers disturbing family revelations at the same time he becomes entangled in a dangerous high-ticket sale
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10733723
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Child, Lee
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Jack Reacher
Series volume
23
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reacher, Jack
  • Family secrets
  • Fathers and sons
  • New Hampshire
Target audience
adult
Label
Past tense, Lee Child
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Jack Reacher goes Down Under! Exclusive short story written specifically for Australia and New Zealand: The fourth man"--page [405]
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000063822409
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
425 pages
Isbn
9780593078204
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1022077590
Label
Past tense, Lee Child
Publication
Note
"Jack Reacher goes Down Under! Exclusive short story written specifically for Australia and New Zealand: The fourth man"--page [405]
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000063822409
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
425 pages
Isbn
9780593078204
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1022077590

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