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The Resource A spider for Loco Shoat : a novel, Douglas C. Jones

A spider for Loco Shoat : a novel, Douglas C. Jones

Label
A spider for Loco Shoat : a novel
Title
A spider for Loco Shoat
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Douglas C. Jones
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The summer of 1907 is beginning to settle on western Arkansas, and seven-year-old Jay Bird Joey Schwartz, resident orphan of a Ft. Smith bordello, has taken to spending his evenings in the National Cemetery, listening to the frogs and eating stolen pie. But when he tells the pretty ladies at home that he saw a fairy prince napping between the graves, and when the murdered body of one of Ft. Smith's most powerful citizens is discovered by the cemetery caretaker, Jay Bird
  • Joey quickly becomes a witness in a complicated crime. Former Deputy Federal Marshall Oscar Schiller, the same cocaine-licking, nearsighted investigator who solved The Search for Temperance Moon, finds it odd that the sheriff's office is so quick to close the case and brush off Jay Bird Joey's observation - especially since the victim's mistress is nowhere to be found. Suspecting foul play, Schiller sets out in search of answers - and finds savage violence and the
  • haunting interrogation of a killer
Cataloging source
DLC
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1924-1998
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Jones, Douglas C.
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Private investigators
  • Orphans
  • Marshals
  • Fort Smith (Ark.)
Label
A spider for Loco Shoat : a novel, Douglas C. Jones
Instantiates
Publication
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
ocm35970957
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9780805048490
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
96050892
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35970957
  • (Sirsi) a1236858
Label
A spider for Loco Shoat : a novel, Douglas C. Jones
Publication
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
ocm35970957
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9780805048490
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
96050892
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35970957
  • (Sirsi) a1236858

Library Locations

    • Central Library, Jesse H. Jones BuildingBorrow it
      500 McKinney St., Houston, TX, 77002, US
      29.759431 -95.369953
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