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The Resource Master of the delta, Thomas H. Cook

Master of the delta, Thomas H. Cook

Label
Master of the delta
Title
Master of the delta
Statement of responsibility
Thomas H. Cook
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cook examines the slow collapse of a prominent Southern family in this tale of suspense set in 1954. Jack Branch, who's returned to his hometown of Lakeland, Miss., and taken a job at the same high school where his father once taught, is dismayed to learn that one of his students in his class on historical evil is the son of the town's infamous Coed Killer. Eddie Miller's father confessed to torturing and killing a local girl when Eddie was five, but died in jail before he could stand trial
Summary
Returning home to his father's estate in 1954 Mississippi to take a job teaching at the local high school, Jack Branch befriends Eddie, one of his students and the son of a notorious local murderer, but his efforts on Eddie's behalf could have deadly consequences
Storyline
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
250600
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cook, Thomas H
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teachers
  • Fathers and sons
  • Upper class families
  • Mentally ill parents
  • Guilt (Law)
  • Southern States
Target audience
adult
Label
Master of the delta, Thomas H. Cook
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"An Otto Penzler Book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
367 pages
Isbn
9780151012541
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007026506
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MYSTERY
System control number
  • ocn145733038
  • OCoLC
Label
Master of the delta, Thomas H. Cook
Publication
Copyright
Note
"An Otto Penzler Book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
367 pages
Isbn
9780151012541
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007026506
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MYSTERY
System control number
  • ocn145733038
  • OCoLC

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