The Resource The jealous kind, James Lee Burke

The jealous kind, James Lee Burke

Label
The jealous kind
Title
The jealous kind
Statement of responsibility
James Lee Burke
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On its surface, life in Houston is as you would expect: drive-in restaurants, souped-up cars, jukeboxes, teenagers discovering their sexuality. But beneath the glitz and superficial normalcy, a class war has begun, and it is nothing like the conventional portrayal of the decade. Against this backdrop Aaron Holland Broussard discovers the poignancy of first love and a world of violence he did not know existed. When Aaron spots the beautiful and gifted Valerie Epstein fighting with her boyfriend, Grady Harrelson, at a Galveston drive-in, he inadvertently challenges the power of the Mob and one of the richest families in Texas. He also discovers he must find the courage his father had found as an American soldier in the Great War
Member of
Summary
Intervening when he sees a beautiful, gifted girl fighting with her boyfriend, a young man inadvertently challenges the power of the Mob in his Korean War-era Texas community and must summon the courage of his soldier father in order to stand up for his beliefs
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10494594
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burke, James Lee
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Holland family saga
Series volume
0002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • First loves
  • Social classes
  • Texas
  • Houston (Tex.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The jealous kind, James Lee Burke
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
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
597 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410491640
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
The jealous kind, James Lee Burke
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
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
597 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410491640
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print

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