The Resource A string of beads, Thomas Perry

A string of beads, Thomas Perry

Label
A string of beads
Title
A string of beads
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Perry
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After two decades protecting innocent victims on the run, and a year after getting shot on a job that took a dangerous turn for the worse, Jane McKinnon, nee Whitefield, has settled into the quiet life of a suburban housewife in Amherst, New York--or so she thinks. One morning as she comes back from a long run, Jane is met by an unusual sight: all eight clan mothers, the female leaders of the Seneca clans, parked in her driveway in two black cars. A childhood friend of Jane's from the reservation, Jimmy, is wanted by the police for the murder of a local white man. But instead of turning himself in, he's fled, and no one knows where he is hiding out. At the clan mothers' request, Jane retraces a walking trip she and Jimmy took together when they were fourteen in hopes that he has gone the same way again. But it soon becomes clear that the police aren't the only ones after him. As the chase intensifies, the number of people caught up in this twisted plot multiplies, and Jane is the only one who can protect those endangered by it. "A String of Beads" is an addictive, fast-paced thriller about how abandoning the past can sometimes be the hardest thing to do, even when your life--and the life of those you love--depends on it
Member of
Summary
After two decades spent protecting innocent victims on the run, and a year after getting shot on a job that took a dangerous turn for the worse, Jane McKinnon, nâee Whitefield, has settled into the quiet life of a suburban housewife in Amherst, New York--or so she thinks. One morning as she comes back from a long run, Jane is met by an unusual sight: the eight female leaders of her Seneca tribe parked in her driveway in two black cars. A childhood friend of Jane's from the reservation, Jimmy, is wanted by the police for the murder of a local white man. But instead of turning himself in, he's fled, and no one knows where he is hiding out. At the clan mothers' request, Jane retraces a walking trip she and Jimmy took together when they were fourteen in hopes that he has gone the same way again. But it soon becomes clear that the police aren't the only ones after him
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10386602
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Perry, Thomas
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Jane Whitefield novels
Series volume
0008
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Large type books
  • Whitefield, Jane (Fictitious character)
  • Seneca Indians
  • Fugitives from justice
Target audience
adult
Label
A string of beads, Thomas Perry
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
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
597 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410477163
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781410477163
Label
A string of beads, Thomas Perry
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
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
597 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410477163
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781410477163

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