The Resource Holy ghost, John Sandford

Holy ghost, John Sandford

Label
Holy ghost
Title
Holy ghost
Statement of responsibility
John Sandford
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"Wheatfield, Minnesota, is a metropolis of all six hundred souls and change for which the word "moribund" might have been coined. Nothing ever happened there, and nothing ever would, until the mayor of sorts (campaign slogan: "I'll Do What I Can") and his precocious teenage buddy come up with a scheme to put Wheatfield on the map. Should something dramatic occur-say, an apparition of the Virgin Mary miraculously appearing at the local Catholic church-the whole town would be turned into a shrine, attracting thousands of pilgrims. And all those pilgrims needed food, shelter, all kinds of crazy things. The town would get rich! What could possibly go wrong? Then the shootings begin. And as they-and Virgil Flowers-are about to discover, that's only the beginning of their troubles ..."--Front jacket flap
Member of
Summary
A mayor's half-baked scheme to revive a floundering Minnesota community by turning it into a religious shrine is thrown into chaos by the discovery of a body
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10732663
Cataloging source
NHP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944 February 23-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sandford, John
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.A516
LC item number
H65 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A Virgil Flowers novel
Series volume
bk. 11
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Flowers, Virgil
  • Flowers, Virgil
  • Murder
  • Hoaxes
  • Minnesota
  • Flowers, Virgil (Fictitious character)
  • Murder
  • Hoaxes
  • Minnesota
Target audience
adult
Label
Holy ghost, John Sandford
Link
http://www.johnsandford.org
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
on1030415866
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
373 pages
Isbn
9780735217324
Lccn
2018953956
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1030415866
Label
Holy ghost, John Sandford
Link
http://www.johnsandford.org
Publication
Copyright
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
on1030415866
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
373 pages
Isbn
9780735217324
Lccn
2018953956
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1030415866

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