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The Resource Hard rain falling, by Don Carpenter ; introduction by George Pelecanos

Hard rain falling, by Don Carpenter ; introduction by George Pelecanos

Label
Hard rain falling
Title
Hard rain falling
Statement of responsibility
by Don Carpenter ; introduction by George Pelecanos
Creator
Contributor
Author
Writer of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Don Carpenter's Hard Rain Falling is a tough-as-nails account of being down and out, but never down for good - a Dostoyevskian tale of crime, punishment, and the pursuit of an ever-elusive redemption. The novel follows the adventures of Jack Levitt, an orphaned teenager living off his wits in the fleabag hotels and seedy pool halls of Portland, Oregon. Jack befriends Billy Lancing, a young black runaway and pool hustler extraordinaire. A heist gone wrong gets Jack sent to reform school, from which he emerges embittered by abuse and solitary confinement. In the meantime Billy has joined the middle class -- married, fathered a son, acquired a business and a mistress. But neither Jack nor Billy can escape their troubled pasts, and they will meet again in San Quentin before their strange double drama comes to a violent and revelatory end
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
344732
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carpenter, Don
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.A76
LC item number
H37 2009
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pelecanos, George P.
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True
Series statement
New York Review Books classics
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  • California State Prison at San Quentin
  • California State Prison at San Quentin
  • Male homosexuality
  • Prisons and race relations
  • African American prisoners
  • Prisoners
  • Problem youth
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
  • Portland (Or.)
  • African American prisoners
  • Male homosexuality
  • Prisoners
  • Prisons and race relations
  • Problem youth
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • California
  • California
  • Oregon
Label
Hard rain falling, by Don Carpenter ; introduction by George Pelecanos
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
Control code
ocn290468854
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xii, 308 pages
Isbn
9781590173244
Lccn
2009012732
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)290468854
Label
Hard rain falling, by Don Carpenter ; introduction by George Pelecanos
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn290468854
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xii, 308 pages
Isbn
9781590173244
Lccn
2009012732
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)290468854

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