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Wayfaring stranger : a novel, James Lee Burke

Label
Wayfaring stranger : a novel
Title
Wayfaring stranger
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
James Lee Burke
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1934, 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 with Weldon firing a gun and being unsure whether it hit its mark. Ten years later, Second Lieutenant Weldon Holland barely survives the Battle of the Bulge, in the process saving the lives of his sergeant, Hershel Pine, and a young Spanish prisoner of war, Rosita Lowenstein-a woman who holds the same romantic power over him as the strawberry blonde Bonnie Parker, and is equally mysterious. The three return to Texas where Weldon and Hershel get in on the ground floor of the nascent oil business. In just a few years' time Weldon will spar with the jackals of the industry, rub shoulders with dangerous men, and win and lose fortunes twice over. But it is the prospect of losing his one true love that will spur his most reckless, courageous act yet-one that takes its inspiration from that encounter long ago with the outlaws of his youth
Member of
Summary
A decade after taking a shot at Bonnie and Clyde during one of their notorious armed robberies, a Depression teen-turned-soldier escapes death during the Battle of the Bulge and marries a beautiful young woman with whom he seeks his fortune along the Texas-Louisiana oil coast
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10316671
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burke, James Lee
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.U723
LC item number
W39 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Holland family saga
Series volume
Book 1]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parker, Bonnie
  • Barrow, Clyde
  • Jewish women
  • Oil industries
  • Antisemitism
  • Texas
  • FICTION / Thrillers / Historical
Target audience
adult
Label
Wayfaring stranger : a novel, James Lee Burke
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Book 1 of the Holland family saga series (series numeration from NoveList)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20163684
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
435 pages (hardcover)
Isbn
9781476710792
Lccn
2014000147
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Wayfaring stranger : a novel, James Lee Burke
Publication
Copyright
Note
Book 1 of the Holland family saga series (series numeration from NoveList)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20163684
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
435 pages (hardcover)
Isbn
9781476710792
Lccn
2014000147
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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