The Resource Bluff City pawn : a novel, Stephen Schottenfeld

Bluff City pawn : a novel, Stephen Schottenfeld

Label
Bluff City pawn : a novel
Title
Bluff City pawn
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Schottenfeld
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Huddy Marr, the proprietor of Bluff City Pawn shop in Memphis, is good at what he does: he knows jewelry, he knows guns and guitars. But the neighborhood is changing: A blood bank is set to open across the street from the retail space he leases from his brother Joe, and Huddy wants to move to a less seedy part of town. A pawn shop should stay right on the edge of seedy. When a longtime client dies, his widow calls Huddy to come appraise his considerable gun collection. If he can buy up the guns, Huddy knows he can make a killing, possibly change his fortunes for good. But he needs cash up front, and for that he needs Joe. Soon the restless youngest, Harlan, is also involved--they could use the manpower to move the haul--and slowly the brothers' old family dynamics reassert themselves. There is trouble inherent in these wares. There is trouble inherent in this family. And there is something inherent to Memphis . . . something that means a change of fortune can't come easy. Stephen Schottenfeld's first novel is a masterful depiction of a city, a business, and a family. It is an investigation of class and law, ownership and value, loyalty, betrayal, and blood; one that gathers power and resonates long after it's done"-
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Schottenfeld, Stephen
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Pawnbroking
  • Contingent valuation
  • Brothers
  • Family secrets
Label
Bluff City pawn : a novel, Stephen Schottenfeld
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
22 cm.
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9781620406359
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781620406359
Label
Bluff City pawn : a novel, Stephen Schottenfeld
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
22 cm.
Extent
294 pages
Isbn
9781620406359
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781620406359

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