The Resource As good as gone, Larry Watson

As good as gone, Larry Watson

Label
As good as gone
Title
As good as gone
Statement of responsibility
Larry Watson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Calvin Sidey is always ready to run, and it doesn't take much to set him in motion. As a young man, he ran from this block, from Gladstone, from Montana, from this country. From his family and the family business. He ran from sadness, and he ran from responsibility. If the gossip was true, he ran from the law. It's 1963, and Calvin Sidey, one of the last of the old cowboys, has long ago left his family to live a life of self-reliance out on the prairie. He's been a mostly absentee father and grandfather until his estranged son asks him to stay with his grandchildren, Ann and Will, for a week while he and his wife are away. So Calvin agrees to return to the small town where he once was a mythic figure, to the very home he once abandoned
Summary
One of the last cowboys, Calvin Sidey—a steely, hardened man with his own personal code who lives off the grid in a trailer on the prairie—agrees to help his adult son out and stay with his grandchildren for a week during which he solves problems the Old West way, which has a powerful effect on those around him
Tone
Character
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2016
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10494643
Cataloging source
DLC
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1947-
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Watson, Larry
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Dysfunctional families
  • Grandparent and child
Target audience
adult
Label
As good as gone, Larry Watson
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.
Control code
000057863808
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
493 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410494597
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
As good as gone, Larry Watson
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.
Control code
000057863808
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
493 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410494597
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print

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