The Resource Lay down my sword and shield, James Lee Burke, (electronic resource)

Lay down my sword and shield, James Lee Burke, (electronic resource)

Label
Lay down my sword and shield
Title
Lay down my sword and shield
Statement of responsibility
James Lee Burke
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hackberry Holland, cousin of beloved James Lee Burke hero Billy Bob Holland, made his debut in Lay Down My Sword and Shield, originally published in 1971. Now, re-released in trade paperback, fans can learn about Hack's colorful history, forged against the backdrop of the civil rights era. In hot and sultry Texas, Hack, an attorney and Korean War POW, is being pushed by his wife, his brother, and his so-called friends in the oil business to run for political office. But Hack would prefer to drink, look after his beloved horses, and represent the occasional long-shot pro bono case at his law firm. When Hack attempts to overturn a conviction for an old army buddy, he finds himself embroiled in the seamy underbelly of the Texas patronage system'and in the earliest beginnings of the United Farm Workers movement, led by a beautiful woman who speaks to his heart in a way no one else has. As Hack begins to bring justice to the underserved, he finds both a new love and a new purpose. With his skillful blend of engaging plotlines, compelling characters, and graceful prose, James Lee Burke demonstrates the shimmering clarity of vision that has made him beloved by suspense fans all over the globe. "Burke's strength has long been his ability to convey both the exceptional beauty and the exceptional violence of the American South." ''The Washington Post, on Crusader's Cross'
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Cataloging source
RECBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burke, James Lee
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.U723
LC item number
B875 2014
Literary form
unknown
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Hackberry Holland novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Korean War (1950-1953)
  • Ex-prisoners of war
  • Elections
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Civil rights
  • Politicians
  • Fiction
  • FICTION
  • Civil rights
  • Elections
  • Ex-prisoners of war
  • Politicians
  • Veterans
  • Texas
  • Texas
Label
Lay down my sword and shield, James Lee Burke, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed October 13, 2014)
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn893135182
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781439167663
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00576502
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
02429982-FAB5-434D-80A6-AB9A33FAE36A
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o893135182
  • (OCoLC)893135182
Label
Lay down my sword and shield, James Lee Burke, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed October 13, 2014)
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn893135182
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781439167663
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00576502
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
02429982-FAB5-434D-80A6-AB9A33FAE36A
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o893135182
  • (OCoLC)893135182

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