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The Resource Reason you're alive, Matthew Quick

Reason you're alive, Matthew Quick

Label
Reason you're alive
Title
Reason you're alive
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Quick
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After sixty-eight-year-old David Granger crashes his BMW, medical tests reveal a brain tumor that he readily attributes to his wartime Agent Orange exposure. He wakes up from surgery repeating a name no one in his civilian life has ever heard--that of a Native American soldier whom he was once ordered to discipline. David decides to return something precious he long ago stole from the man he now calls Clayton Fire Bear. It may be the only way to find closure in a world increasingly at odds with the one he served to protect. It may also help him to finally recover from his wife's untimely demise. As David confronts his past to salvage his present, a poignant portrait emerges: that of an opinionated and good-hearted American patriot fighting like hell to stay true to his red, white, and blue heart, even as the country he loves rapidly changes in ways he doesn't always like or understand. Hanging in the balance are Granger's distant art-dealing son, Hank; his adoring seven-year-old granddaughter, Ella; and his best friend, Sue, a Vietnamese American who respects David's fearless sincerity. Through the controversial, wrenching, and wildly honest David Granger, Matthew Quick offers a no-nonsense but ultimately hopeful view of America's polarized psyche
Cataloging source
YDX
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1973-
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Quick, Matthew
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Agent Orange
  • Health
Label
Reason you're alive, Matthew Quick
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
ocn960717787
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
226 pages
Isbn
9780062424303
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)960717787
Label
Reason you're alive, Matthew Quick
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
ocn960717787
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
226 pages
Isbn
9780062424303
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)960717787

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