The Resource Badlands, C.J. Box, (text large print)

Badlands, C.J. Box, (text large print)

Label
Badlands
Title
Badlands
Statement of responsibility
C.J. Box
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Twelve-year-old Kyle Westergaard lives with his single mother in a small North Dakota town that was once just a stopover on the way to The Badlands but has recently boomed and become the heart of the Bakken Oil Field. Even though Kyle has been written off by everyone as "slow" and "learning disabled, " he has dreams and deeper thoughts than anyone can imagine. He wants to get out of town, take care of his mother, and give them a better life. While delivering newspapers, he witnesses a car accident where a mysterious bundle flies out and he thinks his fortunes might have changed. The bundle is filled with money and packets of white powder. His mother's boyfriend, T-Lock, tells him it is worth hundreds of thousands and Kyle shouldn't tell anyone. He, T-Lock, will handle it for all of them. Cassie Dewell (The Highway) is the new deputy sheriff in town and the only female in the department. In this newly rich town where men outnumber women twenty-to-one, the police need all the help they can get. With oil comes money. With money comes drugs. With drugs comes violent gangs wanting to corner the market and infiltrate the cops. When the temperature drops to 30 below and a gang war heats up, Cassie realizes she may be in over her head. She becomes the target of someone who is leaving body parts where she is most likely to find them. As she is propelled on a collision course with a murderous enemy, she finds that the key to it all might come in the most unlikely form: an undersized twelve-year-old boy on a bike who keeps showing up where he doesn't belong. Badlands is a masterpiece of suspense, detailing family dynamics and small-town politics in a time and place like no other"--
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Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.O87658
LC item number
B335 2015b
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Cassie Dewell
Series volume
bk. 2
Badlands, C.J. Box, (text large print)
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
BK0016977422
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23 cm.
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Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
463 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410477446
Lccn
2015022517
Media category
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Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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large print
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