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  • 1 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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1 current hold with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Moorhead Public Library JON (Text) 33500013455324 New Checked out 10/02/2021
Moorhead Public Library JON (Text) 33500013455332 New Available -
Roseau Public Library JON (Text) 35500006507766 New On holds shelf -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982137632
  • ISBN: 1982137630
  • Physical Description: 405 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First Saga Press hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Saga Press, [2021]

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Summary, etc.:
"You won't find a more hardcore eighties slasher fan than high school senior Jade Daniels. And you won't find a place less supportive of girls who wear torn T-shirts and too much eyeliner than Proofrock, nestled eight thousand feet up the mountain in Idaho, situated in Pleasant Valley right alongside Indian Lake, home to both Camp Blood -- site of a massacre fifty years ago --and, as of this summer, Terra Nova, a second-home celebrity Camelot being carved out of a national forest. That's not the only thing that's getting carved up, though -- this, Jade knows, is the start of a slasher. But what kind? Who's wearing the mask? Jade's got an encyclopedic recall of very horror movie on the shelf, but. . . will that help her survive? Can she get a final girl trained enough to stop all this from happening? Does she even want to?"--Book jacket flap.
Protected by horror movies -- especially the ones where the masked killer seeks revenge on a world that wronged them, Jade Daniels, an angry, half-Indian outcast, pulls us into her dark mind when blood actually starts to spill into the waters of Indian lake-- Novelist.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2021 June #1
    *Starred Review* Following the success of The Only Good Indians (2020), Jones returns with a love letter to the slasher film. Jade, half-Indian, poor, and motherless, finds her only solace in the slasher movies of the 1980s and the extra-credit essays she writes for her history teacher explaining the genre's themes. A group of rich investors "discovers" beautiful and secluded Proofrock, Idaho, despite its troubling history of mass murders and lake witches. Issues of class and privilege collide with the threat of a Fourth of July massacre, though no one takes Jade's warnings seriously. She pins all hope for survival on the new girl—the rich and beautiful Letha, the perfect final girl. Readers will be drawn in by the effortless storytelling and Jade's unique cadence. This is a methodically paced story where every detail both entertains and matters, and the expertly rendered setting explodes with violent action. This brilliantly crafted, heartbreakingly beautiful slasher presents a new type of authentic final girl, one that isn't "pure" and may not be totally innocent, yet can still be a vessel for hope. Pair this with thought-provoking, trauma-themed horror such as Paul Tremblay's A Head Full of Ghosts (2015) or Victor LaValle's The Changeling (2017). Copyright 2021 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Stephen Graham Jones is the New York Times bestselling author of The Only Good Indians. He has been an NEA fellowship recipient, has won the Jesse Jones Award for Best Work of Fiction from the Texas Institute of Letters, the Independent Publishers Award for Multicultural Fiction, a Bram Stoker Award, four This is Horror Awards; and has been a finalist for the Shirley Jackson Award and the World Fantasy Award. He is the Ivena Baldwin Professor of English at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Subject: Horror films > Fiction.
Psychic trauma > Fiction.
Teenage girls > Fiction.
Abused children > Fiction.
Revenge > Fiction.
Idaho > Fiction.
FICTION / Thrillers / Supernatural.
FICTION / Horror.
FICTION / Indigenous.
Genre: Horror fiction.
Suspense fiction.
Horror fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)

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