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The Resource As good as gone, Larry Watson

As good as gone, Larry Watson

Label
As good as gone
Title
As good as gone
Statement of responsibility
Larry Watson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Calvin Sidey is a cowboy of the old-school, no-guff sort--steely, hardened, with his own personal code. It's the 1960s, and he's living off the grid in a stifling trailer on the prairie when his adult son, Bill, seeks his help. A mostly absentee father, and a virtual no-show as a grandfather, Calvin nevertheless reluctantly agrees to stay with his grandchildren for a week. He decamps for his son's dark and musty basement, to the small town where he once was a mythic figure, and soon enough problems arise: a boy's attentions to seventeen-year-old Ann are increasingly aggressive, and a group of reckless kids portend danger for eleven-year-old Will. Calvin only knows one way to solve a problem: the Old West way, in which scores are settled, ultimatums are issued, and your gun is always loaded. In the changing culture of the 1960s, Calvin isn't just a relic, he's a wild card and a threat"--
Member of
Summary
One of the last cowboys, Calvin Sidey—a steely, hardened man with his own personal code who lives off the grid in a trailer on the prairie—agrees to help his adult son out and stay with his grandchildren for a week during which he solves problems the Old West way, which has a powerful effect on those around him
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Character
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2016
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Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10494643
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Watson, Larry
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3573.A853
LC item number
A93 2016b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print Bill's bookshelf
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grandfathers
  • Grandparent and child
  • Grandparent and child
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Large type books
  • Montana
Target audience
adult
Label
As good as gone, Larry Watson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
20838097
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
493 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410494597
Lccn
2016030671
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn952964370
  • (OCoLC)952964370
Label
As good as gone, Larry Watson
Publication
Copyright
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
20838097
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
493 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410494597
Lccn
2016030671
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn952964370
  • (OCoLC)952964370

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