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Heading out to wonderful, a novel by Robert Goolrick

Label
Heading out to wonderful
Title
Heading out to wonderful
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Robert Goolrick
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • In a small Virginia town, Charlie Beale meets Sylvan Glass, the bride of the town's richest man, and Sam Haislett, the son of owner of the butcher shop where Charlie gets a job, and soon the interaction between Charlie, Sylvan, and Sam alters the town forever
  • In 1948, a mysterious and charismatic man arrives in a small Virginia town carrying two suitcases; one contains his worldly possessions, the other is full of money. He soon inserts himself into the town's daily life, taking a job in the local butcher shop and befriending the owner and his wife and their son. But the passion that develops between the man and the wife of the town's wealthiest citizen sets in motion a series of events that not only upset the quiet town but threaten to destroy both him and the woman
  • It is the summer of 1948 when a handsome, charismatic stranger, Charlie Beale, recently back from the war in Europe, shows up in the town of Brownsburg, a sleepy village nestled in the Valley of Virginia. All he has with him are two suitcases: one contains his few possessions, including a fine set of butcher knives; the other is full of money. A lot of money. Heading Out to Wonderful is a haunting, heart-stopping novel of love gone terribly wrong in a place where once upon a time such things could happen
Cataloging source
JBO
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3607.O5925
LC item number
H43 2013
Literary form
fiction
Label
Heading out to wonderful, a novel by Robert Goolrick
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Reprint. Originally published: 2012. With additional material
  • "Algonquin readers round table"--Cover
  • Includes reading group guide
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 paperback edition.
Extent
313 pages
Isbn
9781565129238
Lccn
bl2013001200
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn825764172
  • (OCoLC)825764172
Label
Heading out to wonderful, a novel by Robert Goolrick
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Reprint. Originally published: 2012. With additional material
  • "Algonquin readers round table"--Cover
  • Includes reading group guide
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 paperback edition.
Extent
313 pages
Isbn
9781565129238
Lccn
bl2013001200
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn825764172
  • (OCoLC)825764172

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