The Resource Chance, Kem Nunn

Chance, Kem Nunn

Label
Chance
Title
Chance
Statement of responsibility
Kem Nunn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Dr. Eldon Chance is a man primed for spectacular ruin. His wife has left him for a dyslexic fitness instructor, his teenaged daughter is disappearing into drugs; he owes the IRS untold sums; his neuro-psychiatry practice has been reduced to analyzing people with brain injuries on behalf of insurance companies. He drinks too much. His work is repetitive, disturbing, and devoid of emotional satisfaction. And things are about to get worse. Into Dr. Chance's blighted life walks Jaclyn Blackstone, the abused, attractive wife of an Oakland homicide detective, a violent and jealous man. To say that Chance is smitten is one thing, to say that he has no idea who he is really dealing with is quite another. Jaclyn appears to be suffering from an apparent dissociative identity disorder. In time, he will fall into bed with her--or it is with her alter ego, the voracious and volatile Jackie Black? The not-so-good doctor, despite his professional training, isn't quite sure--and thereby hangs his fascination with her. She unnerves him. He likes being unnerved. But when you get Jaclyn, you get her husband Raymond, a formidable and dangerous adversary. Meanwhile, Chance also meets a young man named "D," a self-styled Samurai and street-wise philosopher skilled in the art of the blade. It is around this trio of unique and dangerous individuals that long guarded secrets begin to unravel, obsessions grow in intensity, and the doctor's carefully arranged life comes to the brink of implosion. Amid San Francisco's fluid, ever-shifting fog, in the cool, gray city of love, Dr. Chance will at last be forced to live up to his name
Cataloging source
IDEBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nunn, Kem
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3564.U49
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Multiple personality
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Psychiatrists
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
Label
Chance, Kem Nunn
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=3327334
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn991160602
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (270 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857301635
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A9BCA09F-F5C4-45ED-A9EA-EA29AAE1BE29
System control number
(OCoLC)991160602
Label
Chance, Kem Nunn
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=3327334
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn991160602
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (270 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857301635
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A9BCA09F-F5C4-45ED-A9EA-EA29AAE1BE29
System control number
(OCoLC)991160602

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