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Wayfaring stranger : a novel, James Lee Burke, (text large print)

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Wayfaring stranger : a novel
Title
Wayfaring stranger
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
James Lee Burke
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"It is 1934 and the Depression is bearing down when sixteen-year-old Weldon Avery Holland happens upon infamous criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow after one of their notorious armed robberies. A confrontation with the outlaws ends as Weldon puts a bullet through the rear window of Clyde's stolen automobile. Ten years later, Second Lieutenant Weldon Holland and his sergeant, Hershel Pine, escape certain death in the Battle of the Bulge and encounter a beautiful young woman named Rosita Lowenstein hiding in a deserted extermination camp. Eventually, Weldon and Rosita fall in love and marry and, with Hershel, return to Texas to seek their fortunes. There, they enter the domain of jackals known as the oil business. They meet Roy Wiseheart--a former Marine aviator haunted with guilt for deserting his squadron leader over the South Pacific--and Roy's wife Clara, a vicious anti-Semite who is determined to make Weldon and Rosita's life a nightmare. It will be the frontier justice upheld by Weldon's grandfather, Texas lawman Hackberry Holland, and the legendary antics of Bonnie and Clyde that shape Weldon's plans for saving his family from the evil forces that lurk in peacetime America and threaten to destroy them all" --
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from author's web page
Awards note
Winner of the CWA Macallan Gold Dagger
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
LC call number
PS3552.U723
LC item number
W39 2014b
Literary form
novels
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print core
Wayfaring stranger : a novel, James Lee Burke, (text large print)
Label
Wayfaring stranger : a novel, James Lee Burke, (text large print)
Publication
Note
"Wheeler Publishing Large Print Hardcover"--Title page verso
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
It is 1934 and the Depression is bearing down when sixteen-year-old Weldon Avery Holland happens upon Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow after one of their notorious armed robberies. A confrontation with the outlaws ends as Weldon puts a bullet through the rear window of Clyde's stolen automobile. Ten years later, second Lieutenant Weldon Holland and his sergeant, Hershel Pine, not only survive the horrors of war in the Battle of the Bulge, but in rescuing a beautiful young woman named Rosita Lowenstein from an extermination camp, they seem to have salvaged something good from the nightmare of the Holocaust
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ocn879248489
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Dimensions
23 cm
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Edition
Large Print unabridged edition.
Extent
625 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410467768
Isbn Type
(lg. print : hbk.)
Lccn
2014022268
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Kotui multi-version record.
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a2362038
  • (OCoLC)879248489

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