The Resource August Snow, Stephen Mack Jones

August Snow, Stephen Mack Jones

Label
August Snow
Title
August Snow
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Mack Jones
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tough, smart, and struggling to stay afloat, August Snow is the embodiment of Detroit. The son of an African American father and a Mexican mother, August grew up in Detroit's Mexicantown and joined the Detroit police only to be drummed out of the force by a conspiracy of corrupt cops and politicians. But August fought back; he took on the city and got himself a $12 million wrongful dismissal settlement that left him low on friends. He has just returned to the house he grew up in after a year away and quickly learns he has many scores to settle. It's not long before he's summoned to the palatial Grosse Point Estates home of business magnate Eleanore Paget. Powerful and manipulative, Paget wants August to investigate the increasingly unusual happenings at her private wealth management bank. But detective work is no longer August's beat, and he declines. A day later, Paget is dead of an apparent suicide--which August isn't buying for a minute. What begins as an inquiry into Eleanore Paget's death soon drags August into a rat's nest of Detroit's most dangerous criminals, from corporate embezzlers to tattooed mercenaries. From the wealthy suburbs to the near-post-apocalyptic remains of the bankrupt city's factory districts, August Snow is a fast-paced tale of murder, greed, sex, economic cyber-terrorism, race and urban decay in modern Detroit
Member of
Summary
August Snow, the son of an African American father and a Mexican mother and a disgraced former member of Detroit's police department, investigates the suspicious death of a local business magnate and finds himself up against the city's most dangerous criminals
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10545594
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Stephen Mack
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
August Snow novels
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Racially mixed people
  • Race relations
Target audience
adult
Label
August Snow, Stephen Mack Jones
Instantiates
Publication
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.
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9781616957186
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
August Snow, Stephen Mack Jones
Publication
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.
Extent
312 pages
Isbn
9781616957186
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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