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The Resource Blacklung, Chris Wright

Blacklung, Chris Wright

Label
Blacklung
Title
Blacklung
Statement of responsibility
Chris Wright
Title variation
Black lung
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a night of piratical treachery when an arrogant school teacher is accidentally shanghaied aboard the frigate Hand, his fate becomes inextricably fettered to that of a sardonic gangster. Dependent on one another for survival in their strange and dangerous new home, the two form an unlikely alliance as they alternately elude or confront the thieves and cutthroats that bad luck has made their companions and captors. After an act of terrible violence, the teacher is brought before the ship's captain and instructed to use his literary skills to aid him in writing his memoirs. He is to serve as scribe for a man who, in his remaining years, has made it his mission to commit as many acts of evil as possible in order to ensure that he meet his dead wife in hell. As the captain's protected confidant, finding his only comfort in the few books afforded him, the teacher bears witness to monstrous brutality, relentless cruelty, strange wisdom, and a journey of redemption through loss of faith
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Title
Blacklung
Creator
Summary
After being accidentally shanghaied aboard the Hand, an arrogant school teacher allies himself with a gangster in order to survive
Subject
Genre
Story line
Tone
Writing style
Illustration line
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10166176
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
741.5/973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN6727.W744
LC item number
B43 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Chris Wright
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Black lung
Blacklung, Chris Wright

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