The Resource Wayfaring stranger, James Lee Burke

Wayfaring stranger, James Lee Burke

Label
Wayfaring stranger
Title
Wayfaring stranger
Statement of responsibility
James Lee Burke
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
" It is 1934 and the Depression is bearing down when 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 as Weldon puts a bullet through the rear window of Clyde's stolen automobile. Ten years later, Second Lieutenant Weldon Holland and his sergeant, Hershel Pine, escape certain death in the Battle of the Bulge and encounter a beautiful young woman named Rosita Lowenstein hiding in a deserted extermination camp. Eventually, Weldon and Rosita fall in love and marry and, with Hershel, return to Texas to seek their fortunes. There, they enter the domain of jackals known as the oil business. They meet Roy Wiseheart-- a former Marine aviator haunted with guilt for deserting his squadron leader over the South Pacific-- and Roy's wife Clara, a vicious anti-Semite who is determined to make Weldon and Rosita's life a nightmare. It will be the frontier justice upheld by Weldon's grandfather, Texas lawman Hackberry Holland, and the legendary antics of Bonnie and Clyde that shape Weldon's plans for saving his family from the evil forces that lurk in peacetime America and threaten to destroy them all" --
Assigning source
Publisher's website
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
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Wheeler Publishing large print hardcover
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewish women
  • Oil industries
  • Antisemitism
  • Large type books
  • Soldiers
  • Texas
Target audience
adult
Label
Wayfaring stranger, James Lee Burke
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Published in 2014 by arrangement with Simon & Schuster, Inc."--Title page verso
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.
Edition
Large print edition; unabridged.
Extent
625 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410467768
Isbn Type
(large print hardcover)
Lccn
2014022268
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)879248489
  • 5503510
Label
Wayfaring stranger, James Lee Burke
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Published in 2014 by arrangement with Simon & Schuster, Inc."--Title page verso
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.
Edition
Large print edition; unabridged.
Extent
625 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410467768
Isbn Type
(large print hardcover)
Lccn
2014022268
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)879248489
  • 5503510

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