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The Resource Past tense : A Jack Reacher Novel., Lee Child, (electronic resource)

Past tense : A Jack Reacher Novel., Lee Child, (electronic resource)

Label
Past tense : A Jack Reacher Novel.
Title
Past tense
Title remainder
A Jack Reacher Novel.
Statement of responsibility
Lee Child
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Family secrets come back to haunt Jack Reacher in this electrifying thriller from "a superb craftsman of suspense" (Entertainment Weekly). Jack Reacher hits the pavement and sticks out his thumb. He plans to follow the sun on an epic trip across America, from Maine to California. He doesn't get far. On a country road deep in the New England woods, he sees a sign to a place he has never been: the town where his father was born. He thinks, What's one extra day? He takes the detour. At the same moment, in the same isolated area, a car breaks down. Two young Canadians had been on their way to New York City to sell a treasure. Now they're stranded at a lonely motel in the middle of nowhere. The owners seem almost too friendly. It's a strange place, but it's all there is. The next morning, in the city clerk's office, Reacher asks about the old family home. He's told no one named Reacher ever lived in town. He's always known his father left and never returned, but now Reacher wonders, Was he ever there in the first place? As Reacher explores his father's life, and as the Canadians face lethal dangers, strands of different stories begin to merge. Then Reacher makes a shocking discovery: The present can be tough, but the past can be tense . . . and deadly. Don't miss a sneak peek of Lee Child's novel Blue Moon in the back of the book.Praise for Past Tense "Child is one writer who should never be taken for granted."—The New York Times Book Review "[Lee Child] shows no signs of slowing down. . . . Reacher is a man for whom the phrase moral compass was invented: His code determines his direction. . . . You need Jack Reacher."—The Atlantic "Superb . . . Child neatly interweaves multiple narratives, ratchets up the suspense (the reveal of the motel plot is delicious), and delivers a powerful, satisfying denouement. Fans will enjoy learning more of this enduring character's roots, and Child's spare prose continues to set a very high bar."—Publishers Weekly (boxed and starred review) "Another first-class entry in a series that continues to set the gold standard for aspiring thriller authors."—Booklist (starred review) "With his usual flair for succinctness and eye for detail, Child creates another rollicking Reacher road trip that will please fans and newcomers alike."—Library Journal (starred review)
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Summary
Detouring to his father's childhood hometown at the beginning of a cross-country hitchhiking tour, Jack uncovers disturbing family revelations at the same time he becomes entangled in a dangerous high-ticket sale
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10733723
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Child, Lee
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Jack Reacher
Series volume
0023
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Mystery
  • Suspense
  • Thriller
Target audience
adult
Label
Past tense : A Jack Reacher Novel., Lee Child, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100279&titleID=3985065
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780399593529
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
051081FE-B103-4E4B-8080-BAAA430A4412
Label
Past tense : A Jack Reacher Novel., Lee Child, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100279&titleID=3985065
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780399593529
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
051081FE-B103-4E4B-8080-BAAA430A4412

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