The Resource Nitro Mountain, Lee Clay Johnson

Nitro Mountain, Lee Clay Johnson

Label
Nitro Mountain
Title
Nitro Mountain
Statement of responsibility
Lee Clay Johnson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in a bitterly benighted, mine-polluted corner of Virginia, Nitro Mountain follows a group of people bound together by alcohol, small-time crime and music. There's Leon, a hapless bass player who can embroil himself in trouble just by getting out of bed in the morning. And his would-be girlfriend, Jennifer, who's living with Arnett, the town's most dangerous thug-- and hoping Leon will help her poison him. And there's Arnett himself, a psychopath for the ages-- albeit so charming and deranged, so strikingly authentic, that he arrests the reader's attention at first sight and holds it fast. His mirror image, a singer-songwriter named Jones, has his own moral issues, though at least he's trying to be a good man. The bright if battered soul who pulls us through this story is Jennifer, a vulnerable yet strong woman struggling heroically to survive the endemic hopelessness and violence that have surrounded her since birth -- Dust jacket flap
Summary
Bound by alcohol and petty crime, a group of people from a mine-polluted corner of Virginia struggle with challenges ranging from torn loyalties and moral ambiguities to psychopathic tendencies and relentless traumas that shape their mutual love of music
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10488638
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnson, Lee Clay
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cities and towns
  • Country life
Target audience
adult
Label
Nitro Mountain, Lee Clay Johnson
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
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
207 pages
Isbn
9781101946367
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015027925
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)915323417
Label
Nitro Mountain, Lee Clay Johnson
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
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
207 pages
Isbn
9781101946367
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2015027925
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)915323417

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