The Resource Jernigan : a novel, by David Gates

Jernigan : a novel, by David Gates

Label
Jernigan : a novel
Title
Jernigan
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by David Gates
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Peter Jernigan's life is slipping out of control. His wife's gone, he's lost his job and he's a stranger to his teenage son. Worse, his only relief from all this reality - alcohol - is less effective by the day. And when the medicine doesn't work, you up the dose. And when that doesn't work, what then? (Apart from upping the dose again anyway, because who knows?) Jernigan's answer is to slowly turn his caustic wit on everyone around him - his wife Judith, his teenage son Danny, his vulnerable new girlfriend Martha and, eventually, himself - until the laughs have turned to mute horror. But while he's busy burning every bridge back to the people who love him, Jernigan's perverse charisma keeps us all in thrall to the bitter end
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gates, David
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3557.A87
LC item number
J47 1992
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Vintage contemporaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Life change events
  • Self-destructive behavior
  • Midlife crisis
Label
Jernigan : a novel, by David Gates
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
ocm24909951
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Vintage contemporaries edition.
Extent
237 pages
Isbn
9780679737131
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
91050720
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)24909951
Label
Jernigan : a novel, by David Gates
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
ocm24909951
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Vintage contemporaries edition.
Extent
237 pages
Isbn
9780679737131
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
91050720
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)24909951

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