The Resource The harder they come : a novel, by T.C. Boyle

The harder they come : a novel, by T.C. Boyle

Label
The harder they come : a novel
Title
The harder they come
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by T.C. Boyle
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Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in contemporary Northern California, The Harder They Come explores the volatile connections between three damaged people--an aging ex-Marine and Vietnam veteran, his psychologically unstable son, and the son's paranoid, much older lover--as they careen towards an explosive confrontation. On a vacation cruise to Central America with his wife, seventy-year-old Sten Stensen unflinchingly kills a gun-wielding robber menacing a busload of senior tourists. The reluctant hero is relieved to return home to Fort Bragg, California, after the ordeal--only to find that his delusional son, Adam, has spiraled out of control. Adam has become involved with Sara Hovarty Jennings, a hardened member of the Sovereign Citizens' Movement, right-wing anarchists who refuse to acknowledge the laws and regulations of the state, considering them to be false and non-applicable. Adam's senior by some fifteen years, Sara becomes his protector and inamorata. As Adam's mental state fractures, he becomes increasingly schizophrenic--a breakdown that leads him to shoot two people in separate instances. On the run, he takes to the woods, spurring the biggest manhunt in California history
Cataloging source
BLACP
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Boyle, T. Coraghessan
Dewey number
813/.54
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3552.O932
LC item number
H37 2015d
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Graham Hamilton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hamilton, Graham
  • Harper Audio (Firm)
  • Blackstone Audio, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Veterans
  • Fathers and sons
  • May-December romances
  • California, Northern
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Label
The harder they come : a novel, by T.C. Boyle
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Duration: 12:15:00
  • Compact discs
  • "Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking"--Container
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digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn897119504
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
10 audio discs (12 1/4 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062402059
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
9780062402059
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digital, CD audio
Publisher number
  • Zbi0a
  • ZPbi0a
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digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)897119504
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not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The harder they come : a novel, by T.C. Boyle
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Duration: 12:15:00
  • Compact discs
  • "Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking"--Container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn897119504
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
10 audio discs (12 1/4 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062402059
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
9780062402059
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Publisher number
  • Zbi0a
  • ZPbi0a
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)897119504
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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