The Resource Chance : a novel, Kem Nunn

Chance : a novel, Kem Nunn

Label
Chance : a novel
Title
Chance
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kem Nunn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Dr. Eldon Chance is a man primed for spectacular ruin. His wife has left him for a dyslexic fitness instructor, his teenaged daughter is disappearing into drugs; he owes the IRS untold sums; his neuro-psychiatry practice has been reduced to analyzing people with brain injuries on behalf of insurance companies. He drinks too much. His work is repetitive, disturbing, and devoid of emotional satisfaction. And things are about to get worse. Into Dr. Chance's blighted life walks Jaclyn Blackstone, the abused,attractive wife of an Oakland homicide detective, a violent and jealous man. To say that Chance is smitten is one thing, to say that he has no idea who he is really dealing with is quite another. Jaclyn appears to be suffering from an apparent dissociative identity disorder. In time, he will fall into bed with her--or it is with her alter ego, the voracious and volatile Jackie Black? The not-so-good doctor, despite his professional training, isn't quite sure--and thereby hangs his fascination with her. She unnerves him. He likes being unnerved. But when you get Jaclyn, you get her husband Raymond, a formidable and dangerous adversary. Meanwhile, Chance also meets a young man named "D," a self-styled Samurai and street-wise philosopher skilled in the artof the blade. It is around this trio of unique and dangerous individuals that long guarded secrets begin to unravel, obsessions grow in intensity, and the doctor's carefully arranged life comes to the brink of implosion. Amid San Francisco's fluid, ever-shifting fog, in the cool, gray city of love, Dr. Chance will at last be forced to live up to his name"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
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Nunn, Kem
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3564.U49
LC item number
C48 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psychiatrists
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
Label
Chance : a novel, Kem Nunn
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
321 pages
Isbn
9780743289245
Lccn
2013042188
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • BK0013569878
  • 686196
Label
Chance : a novel, Kem Nunn
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
321 pages
Isbn
9780743289245
Lccn
2013042188
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • BK0013569878
  • 686196

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