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The Resource Bad country : a novel, CB McKenzie

Bad country : a novel, CB McKenzie

Label
Bad country : a novel
Title
Bad country
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
CB McKenzie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The newest winner of the Tony Hillerman Prize, a debut mystery set in the Southwest starring a former rodeo cowboy turned private investigator, told in a transfixingly original style. Rodeo Grace Garnet lives alone, save for his old dog, in a remote corner of Arizona known to locals as the Hole. He doesn't get many visitors, but a body found near his home has drawn police attention to his front door. The victim is not one of the many illegal immigrants who risk their lives to cross the border just south of the Hole, but is instead a member of one of the local Indian tribes. Retired from the rodeo circuit and scraping by on piece-work as a private investigator, Rodeo doesn't have much choice but to say yes when offered an unusual case. An elderly Indian woman has hired him to help discover who murdered her grandson, but she seems strangely uninterested in the results. Her indifference seems heartless, but as Rodeo pursues his case he learns that it's nothing compared to true hatred. And he's about to realize just how far hate can go. CB McKenzie's Bad Country captures the rough-and-tumble corners of the Southwest in accomplished, confident prose, with a hardnosed plot that will keep readers riveted"--
Summary
"The newest winner of the Tony Hillerman Prize, a debut mystery set in the Southwest starring a former rodeo cowboy turned private investigator, told in a transfixingly original style. Rodeo Grace Garnet lives alone, save for his old dog, in a remote corner of Arizona known to locals as the Hole. He doesn't get many visitors, but a body found near his home has drawn police attention to his front door. The victim is not one of the many illegal immigrants who risk their lives to cross the border just south of the Hole, but is instead a member of one of the local Indian tribes. Retired from the rodeo circuit and scraping by on piece-work as a private investigator, Rodeo doesn't have much choice but to say yes when offered an unusual case. An elderly Indian woman has hired him to help discover who murdered her grandson, but she seems strangely uninterested in the results. Her indifference seems heartless, but as Rodeo pursues his case he learns that it's nothing compared to true hatred. And he's about to realize just how far hate can go. CB McKenzie's Bad Country captures the rough-and-tumble corners of the Southwest in accomplished, confident prose, with a hardnosed plot that will keep readers riveted"--
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Spur Awards, Best Western Contemporary Novel, 2015.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Awards note
Hillerman Prize, 2013.
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10379322
Cataloging source
DLC
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McKenzie, C. B
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Private investigators
  • Murder
  • Indians of North America
  • Arizona
  • Indians of North America
  • Murder
  • Private investigators
  • Arizona
  • Mystery and detective stories
Target audience
adult
Label
Bad country : a novel, CB McKenzie
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Thomas Dunne Book."
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
9781250053541
Lccn
2014027776
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40024414434
System control number
(OCoLC)886880104
Label
Bad country : a novel, CB McKenzie
Publication
Note
"A Thomas Dunne Book."
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
9781250053541
Lccn
2014027776
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40024414434
System control number
(OCoLC)886880104

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