The Resource Bluebird, bluebird : a novel, Attica Locke

Bluebird, bluebird : a novel, Attica Locke

Label
Bluebird, bluebird : a novel
Title
Bluebird, bluebird
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Attica Locke
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "When it comes to law and order, East Texas plays by its own rules--a fact that Darren Mathews, a black Texas Ranger, knows all too well. Deeply ambivalent about growing up black in the lone star state, he was the first in his family to get as far away from Texas as he could. Until duty called him home. When his allegiance to his roots puts his job in jeopardy, he travels up Highway 59 to the small town of Lark, where two murders--a black lawyer from Chicago and a local white woman--have stirred up a hornet's nest of resentment"--Amazon.com
  • When it comes to law and order, East Texas plays by its own rules--a fact that Darren Mathews, a black Texas Ranger, knows all too well. Deeply ambivalent about growing up black in the lone star state, he was the first in his family to get as far away from Texas as he could. Until duty called him home. When his allegiance to his roots puts his job in jeopardy, he travels up Highway 59 to the small town of Lark, where two murders--a black lawyer from Chicago and a local white woman--have stirred up a hornet's nest of resentment. Darren must solve the crimes--and save himself in the process--before Lark's long-simmering racial fault lines erupt. A rural noir suffused with the unique music, color, and nuance of East Texas, Bluebird, Bluebird is an exhilarating, timely novel about the collision of race and justice in America."--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Locke, Attica
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Texas Rangers
  • African American police
  • Murder
  • Race relations
  • Texas, East
Label
Bluebird, bluebird : a novel, Attica Locke
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Mulholland Books paperback edition.
Extent
303 pages
Isbn
9780316363297
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • on1014382895
  • (OCoLC)1014382895
Label
Bluebird, bluebird : a novel, Attica Locke
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Mulholland Books paperback edition.
Extent
303 pages
Isbn
9780316363297
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • on1014382895
  • (OCoLC)1014382895

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