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The Resource American fire : love, arson, and life in a vanishing land, Monica Hesse

American fire : love, arson, and life in a vanishing land, Monica Hesse

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American fire : love, arson, and life in a vanishing land
Title
American fire
Title remainder
love, arson, and life in a vanishing land
Statement of responsibility
Monica Hesse
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the trial of a man charged with dozens of counts of arson in a rural Virginia county, sharing insight into his struggles with addiction, his relationship with his accomplice girlfriend, and the impact of the fires on their community
Summary
The Washington Post reporter and author of Girl in the Blue Coat documents the trial of a man who was charged with dozens of counts of arson in rural Virginia county, sharing insight into the perpetrator's struggles with addiction, his relationship with his accomplice girlfriend and the impact of the fires on their community
Writing style
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2017
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2017.
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10569312
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.16/42
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6638.5.U6
LC item number
H47 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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love, arson, and life in a vanishing land
Label
American fire : love, arson, and life in a vanishing land, Monica Hesse
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [245]-255)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Charge that line!" -- "The South starts here" -- "Orange in the sky" -- Charlie -- Monomanie incendiaire -- Tonya -- "Like a ghost" -- "Tell us what you know about that" -- Charlie and Tonya -- Schrödinger's evidence -- The eastern shore arsonist hunters -- "I've seen enough ass to know" -- "Like hell was coming up through the ground" -- Tonya and Charlie -- "They're not hunters at all" -- "I didn't light them all" -- "Someday they'll go down together" -- "Everybody has a reason for why they do things in life" -- "I can't tell you something I don't know" -- "Midnight without makeup" -- The broken things -- "Time to wake up" -- Burned -- "We'd done it before" -- "They came out of everywhere" -- "Moral turpitude" -- What happened next -- "It's over"
Control code
21077938
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
255 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781631490514
Lccn
2017014161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn959880174
  • (OCoLC)959880174
Label
American fire : love, arson, and life in a vanishing land, Monica Hesse
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [245]-255)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Charge that line!" -- "The South starts here" -- "Orange in the sky" -- Charlie -- Monomanie incendiaire -- Tonya -- "Like a ghost" -- "Tell us what you know about that" -- Charlie and Tonya -- Schrödinger's evidence -- The eastern shore arsonist hunters -- "I've seen enough ass to know" -- "Like hell was coming up through the ground" -- Tonya and Charlie -- "They're not hunters at all" -- "I didn't light them all" -- "Someday they'll go down together" -- "Everybody has a reason for why they do things in life" -- "I can't tell you something I don't know" -- "Midnight without makeup" -- The broken things -- "Time to wake up" -- Burned -- "We'd done it before" -- "They came out of everywhere" -- "Moral turpitude" -- What happened next -- "It's over"
Control code
21077938
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
255 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781631490514
Lccn
2017014161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn959880174
  • (OCoLC)959880174

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