The Resource The life we bury, Allen Eskens

The life we bury, Allen Eskens

Label
The life we bury
Title
The life we bury
Statement of responsibility
Allen Eskens
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Language
eng
Summary
"College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines looming, Joe heads to a nearby nursing home to find a willing subject. There he meets Carl Iverson, and soon nothing in Joe's life is ever the same. Iverson is a dying Vietnam veteran--and a convicted murderer. With only a few months to live, he has been medically paroled to a nursing home, after spending thirty years in prison for the crimes of rape and murder. As Joe writes about Carl's life, especially Carl's valor in Vietnam, he cannot reconcile the heroism of the soldier with the despicable acts of the convict. Joe, along with his skeptical female neighbor, throws himself into uncovering the truth, but he is hamstrung in his efforts by having to deal with his dangerously dysfunctional mother, the guilt of leaving his autistic brother vulnerable, and a haunting childhood memory. Thread by thread, Joe unravels the tapestry of Carl's conviction. But by the time Joe discovers the truth, it is too late to escape the fallout"--
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Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3605.S49
LC item number
L54 2014
Literary form
fiction
The life we bury, Allen Eskens
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The life we bury, Allen Eskens
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nc
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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21 cm
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Extent
303 pages
Isbn
9781616149987
Lccn
2014016018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)870663464

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