The Resource Odd Thomas, Dean Koontz, (electronic resource)

Odd Thomas, Dean Koontz, (electronic resource)

Label
Odd Thomas
Title
Odd Thomas
Statement of responsibility
Dean Koontz
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The dead don't talk. I don't know why". But they do try to communicate, with a short-order cook in a small desert town serving as their reluctant confidant. Odd Thomas thinks of himself as an ordinary guy, if possessed of a certain measure of talent at the Pico Mundo Grill and rapturously in love with the most beautiful girl in the world, Stormy Llewellyn. Maybe he has a gift, maybe it's a curse, Odd has never been sure, but he tries to do his best by the silent souls who seek him out. Sometimes they want justice, and Odd's otherworldly tips to Pico Mundo's sympathetic police chief, Wyatt Porter, can solve a crime. Occasionally they can prevent one. But this time it's different. A mysterious man comes to town with a voracious appetite, a filing cabinet stuffed with information on the world's worst killers, and a pack of hyena-like shades following him wherever he goes. Who the man is and what he wants, not even Odd's deceased informants can tell him. His most ominous clue is a page ripped from a day-by-day calendar for August 15. Today is August 14th. In less than twenty-four hours, Pico Mundo will awaken to a day of catastrophe. As evil coils under the searing desert sun, Odd travels through the shifting prisms of his world, struggling to avert a looming cataclysm with the aid of his soul mate and an unlikely community of allies that includes the King of Rock 'n' Roll. His account of two shattering days when past and present, fate and destiny converge is the stuff of our worst nightmares--and a testament by which to live: sanely if not safely, with courage, humor, and a full heart that even in the darkness must persevere
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Koontz, Dean R.
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3561.O55
LC item number
O33 2004eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Odd Thomas
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thomas, Odd (Fictitious character)
  • Short order cooks
  • Mediums
  • Spiritualism
  • Young men
  • Murderers
  • Deserts
  • California, Southern
Label
Odd Thomas, Dean Koontz, (electronic resource)
Link
http://hpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=7E9830AE-38C1-4B0D-9AE4-2F51817503E7
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
18 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Bantam international mass market edition.
Extent
446 pages
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307414274
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn232121642
  • 5374099
Label
Odd Thomas, Dean Koontz, (electronic resource)
Link
http://hpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=7E9830AE-38C1-4B0D-9AE4-2F51817503E7
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
18 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Bantam international mass market edition.
Extent
446 pages
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307414274
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn232121642
  • 5374099

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