The Resource The girl in green, Derek B. Miller

The girl in green, Derek B. Miller

Label
The girl in green
Title
The girl in green
Statement of responsibility
Derek B. Miller
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the author of Norwegian by Night, a novel about two men on a misbegotten quest to save the girl they failed to save decades before 1991. Near Checkpoint Zulu, one hundred miles from the Kuwaiti border, Thomas Benton meets Arwood Hobbes. Benton is a British journalist who reports from war zones in part to avoid his lackluster marriage and a daughter he loves but cannot connect with; Arwood is a midwestern American private who might be an insufferable ignoramus, or might be a genuine lunatic with a death wish--it's hard to tell. Desert Storm is over, peace has been declared, but as they argue about whether it makes sense to cross the nearest border in search of an ice cream, they become embroiled in a horrific attack in which a young local girl in a green dress is killed as they are trying to protect her. The two men walk away into their respective lives. But something has cracked for them both. Twenty-two years later, in another place, in another war, they meet again and are offered an unlikely opportunity to redeem themselves when that same girl in green is found alive and in need of salvation. Or is she?"--
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10547913
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miller, Derek B.
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.I5337
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Life change events
  • Journalists
  • Soldiers
Target audience
adult
Label
The girl in green, Derek B. Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
326 pages
Isbn
9780544706255
Lccn
2016005409
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The girl in green, Derek B. Miller
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
326 pages
Isbn
9780544706255
Lccn
2016005409
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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