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The Resource Lord of misrule, a novel by Jaimy Gordon

Lord of misrule, a novel by Jaimy Gordon

Label
Lord of misrule
Title
Lord of misrule
Statement of responsibility
a novel by Jaimy Gordon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At the rock-bottom end of the sport of kings sits the ruthless and often violent world of cheap horse racing, where trainers and jockeys, grooms and hotwalkers, loan sharks and touts all struggle to take an edge, or prove their luck, or just survive. Equal parts Nathanael West, Damon Runyon and Eudora Welty, Lord of Misrule follows five characters, scarred and lonely dreamers in the American grain, through a year and four races at Indian Mount Downs, downriver from Wheeling, West Virginia.--book jacket
Storyline
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2010.
  • National Book Award for Fiction, 2010.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
377153
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gordon, Jaimy
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3557.O668
LC item number
L67 2010
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Horse racing
  • Race horses
  • West Virginia
Target audience
adult
Label
Lord of misrule, a novel by Jaimy Gordon
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
23 cm
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9780929701837
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010035030
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 660087825
  • (OCoLC)660087825
Label
Lord of misrule, a novel by Jaimy Gordon
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
23 cm
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9780929701837
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010035030
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 660087825
  • (OCoLC)660087825

Library Locations

    • James City County LibraryBorrow it
      7770 Croaker Road, Williamsburg, VA, 23188, US
      37.377573 -76.770995
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      515 Scotland Street, Williamsburg, VA, 23185, US
      37.377573 -76.770995
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