The Resource Thinner, by Richard Bachman

Thinner, by Richard Bachman

Label
Thinner
Title
Thinner
Statement of responsibility
by Richard Bachman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Billy Halleck, good husband, loving father, is both beneficiary and victim of the American Good Life: he has an expensive home, a nice family, and a rewarding career as a lawyer ... but he is also fifty pounds overweight and, as his doctor keeps reminding him, edging into heart attack country
Title
Thinner
Creator
Summary
After an old gypsy woman is killed by his car, lawyer Billy Halleck is stricken with a flesh-wasting malady and must undertake a nightmarish journey to confront the forces of death
Subject
Genre
Story line
Pace
Tone
Writing style
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013720
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3561.I483
LC item number
T45 1984
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Richard Bachman
Thinner, by Richard Bachman
Label
Thinner, by Richard Bachman
Publication
Note
"NAL books."
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
2326080
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
309 pages
Isbn
9780453004688
Lccn
84011462
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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  • {'label': 'Elbert County Public Library System', 'link': 'http://elbert.library.link/resource/zZGUImXfiqI'}
  • {'label': 'Flint River Regional Library', 'link': 'http://flint-river.library.link/resource/zZGUImXfiqI'}
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  • {'label': 'Newton County Library System', 'link': 'http://newton.library.link/resource/zZGUImXfiqI'}
  • {'label': 'Northeast Georgia Regional Library', 'link': 'http://northeast-georgia.library.link/resource/zZGUImXfiqI'}
  • {'label': 'Oconee Regional Library System', 'link': 'http://oconee.library.link/resource/zZGUImXfiqI'}
  • {'label': 'Ohoopee Regional Library System', 'link': 'http://ohoopee.library.link/resource/zZGUImXfiqI'}
  • {'label': 'Okefenokee Regional Library System', 'link': 'http://okefenokee.library.link/resource/zZGUImXfiqI'}
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System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm10778532
  • (OCoLC)10778532

Library Locations

    • Hancock County Public LibraryBorrow it
      8984 East Broad Street, Sparta, GA, 31087, US
      33.275074 -82.968231
    • Jasper County Public LibraryBorrow it
      319 E Greene Street, Monticello, GA, 31064-1011, US
      33.303997 -83.680664

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