The Resource The dreams of Ada, Robert Mayer

The dreams of Ada, Robert Mayer

Label
The dreams of Ada
Title
The dreams of Ada
Statement of responsibility
Robert Mayer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The true, bewildering story of a young woman's disappearance, the nightmare of a small town obsessed with delivering justice, and the bizarre dream of a poor, uneducated man accused of murder, a case that chillingly parallels the one, occurring in the very same town, chronicled by John Grisham in The Innocent Man. On April 28, 1984, Denice Haraway disappeared from her job at a convenience store on the outskirts of Ada, Oklahoma, and the sleepy town erupted. Tales spread of rape, mutilation, and murder, and the police set out on a relentless mission to bring someone to justice. Six months later, two local men, Tommy Ward and Karl Fontenot, were arrested and brought to trial, even though they repudiated their confessions, no body had been found, no weapon had been produced, and no eyewitnesses had come forward. The Dreams of Ada is a story of politics and morality, of fear and obsession. It is also a moving, compelling portrait of one small town living through a nightmare"--Publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mayer, Robert
Dewey number
345.766/02523
Index
no index present
LC call number
KF224.W3
LC item number
M39 2006
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ward, Tommy
  • Fontenot, Karl
  • Fontenot, Karl
  • Ward, Tommy
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Trials
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Oklahoma
Label
The dreams of Ada, Robert Mayer
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
494 pages
Isbn
9780767926898
Lccn
2006048445
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)70673302
  • 1981176
  • (OCoLC)ocm70673302
Label
The dreams of Ada, Robert Mayer
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
494 pages
Isbn
9780767926898
Lccn
2006048445
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)70673302
  • 1981176
  • (OCoLC)ocm70673302

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