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Purgatory Road / Samuel Parker.

Parker, Samuel, 1974- author. (Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ada Public Library LARGE PRINT C PAR (Text) 33500012551883 Main Available -
Barnesville Public Library LARGE PRINT C PAR (Text) 33500012551875 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781432839185
  • ISBN: 1432839187
  • Physical Description: 407 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2017.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: A day trip out of Las Vegas takes a turn for the worse for Jack and his wife. Rescued by a desert hermit, they realize he doesn't intend to let them leave. An encounter with a kidnapped runaway and her crazed abductor leads them all farther into the wilderness. At the edge of sanity, Jack begins to learn that playing by another's rules may be the only way to survive.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2017 March #1
    A bickering urban couple on vacation in Nevada get stranded out in the middle of the desert. It seems almost inevitable they will perish (though, for a time, it's a toss-up whether the heat and lack of water will get them, or whether they will tear each other's throat out). But, just when the situation seems hopeless, a man appears, a desert hermit who calls himself Boots. Just when we think we've got a handle on what's going on—this looks like one of those stories in which someone is held captive by a loony loner—new characters appear, and we realize the danger doesn't come from Boots but from an altogether more terrifying source. This is a skillfully written, gripping thriller, well supported by the author's fine eye for setting and ear for dialogue. Copyright 2017 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Married people > Fiction.
Hermits > Fiction.
Suffering > Fiction.
Mojave Desert > Fiction.
Large type books.
Hermits.
Large type books.
Married people.
Suffering
United States > Mojave Desert.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Christian fiction.
Fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
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