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The Resource Fourth of July Creek : a novel, Smith Henderson

Fourth of July Creek : a novel, Smith Henderson

Label
Fourth of July Creek : a novel
Title
Fourth of July Creek
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Smith Henderson
Title variation
4th of July Creek
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With his clients dispersed in the towns of western Montana, social worker Pete Snow struggles against a lack of professional resources, his crumbling personal life, and a culture that finds solace in the bottom of a bottle. After encountering Benjamin Pearl, an undernourished, eleven-year-old boy who lives in the backwoods, Pete comes face to face with his own opposite in the boy's father, Jeremiah: a profoundly disturbed and paranoid survivalist who is itching for a final conflict
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Summary
Set in the mountains, valleys and close-knit communities of rural Montana in the early 1980s, this novel is about a young social worker called Pete, who struggles to hold together the lives of the most dysfunctional inhabitants of the town of Tenmile, as his own life begins to fall apart.
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Writing style
Character
Award
  • Montana Book Award, 2014.
  • New Blood Dagger Award, 2015.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
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10298722
Cataloging source
TOH
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Henderson, Smith
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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True
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  • Social workers
  • Survivalism
  • Wilderness survival
  • United States
  • Montana
Target audience
adult
Label
Fourth of July Creek : a novel, Smith Henderson
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
24 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
470 pages
Isbn
9780062286444
Isbn Type
(hardcover )
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 875387396
  • (OCoLC)875387396
Label
Fourth of July Creek : a novel, Smith Henderson
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
24 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
470 pages
Isbn
9780062286444
Isbn Type
(hardcover )
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 875387396
  • (OCoLC)875387396

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