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The Resource The virgin of Small Plains : a novel, Nancy Pickard

The virgin of Small Plains : a novel, Nancy Pickard

Label
The virgin of Small Plains : a novel
Title
The virgin of Small Plains
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Nancy Pickard
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Seventeen years after the discovery of a female murder victim near Small Plains, Kansas, the girl's grave has become the source of strange miracles and legends, until the return of prodigal son Mitch Newquist threatens to bring old secrets to light
Summary
On the night of the decade's worst blizzard, a local farm boy discovers the naked body of a beautiful young woman in the snow. Seventeen years later, the "Virgin of Small Plains" has become a local myth. Strange miracles have visited those who faithfully tend to her grave and Small Plains becomes a haven for those hoping the Virgin will cure them. But soon strange and sinister events unfold. What really happened seventeen years ago? And why are some of the town's leading citizens so determined that the truth remain buried?
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Agatha Award for Best Novel, 2007.
  • Macavity Award for Best Mystery Novel, 2007.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
142316
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.I274
LC item number
V53 2006
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The virgin of Small Plains : a novel, Nancy Pickard
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
2540138
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
335 p.
Isbn
9780345470997
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005055550
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm62172933
  • (OCoLC)62172933
Label
The virgin of Small Plains : a novel, Nancy Pickard
Link
Publication
Control code
2540138
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
335 p.
Isbn
9780345470997
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005055550
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm62172933
  • (OCoLC)62172933

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