The Resource Westside saints : a novel, W.M. Akers

Westside saints : a novel, W.M. Akers

Label
Westside saints : a novel
Title
Westside saints
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
W.M. Akers
Title variation
West side saints
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Return to a twisted version of Jazz Age New York in this follow up to the critically acclaimed fantasy Westside, as relentless sleuth Gilda Carr's pursuit of tiny mysteries drags her into a case that will rewrite everything she knows about her past. Six months ago, the ruined Westside of Manhattan erupted into civil war, and private detective Gilda Carr nearly died to save her city. In 1922, winter has hit hard, and the desolate Lower West is frozen solid. Like the other lost souls who wander these overgrown streets, Gilda is weary, cold, and desperate for hope. She finds a mystery instead. Hired by a family of eccentric street preachers to recover a lost saint's finger, Gilda is tempted by their promise of 'electric resurrection', when the Westside's countless dead will return to life. To a detective this cynical, faith is a weakness, and she is fighting the urge to believe in miracles when her long dead mother, Mary Fall, walks through the parlor door. Stricken with amnesia, Mary remembers nothing of her daughter or her death, but that doesn't stop her from being as infuriatingly pushy as Gilda herself. As her mother threatens to drive her insane, Gilda keeps their relationship a secret so that they can work together to investigate what brought Mary back to life. The search will force Gilda to reckon with the nature of death, family, and the uncomfortable fact that her mother was not just a saint, but a human being."--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
CNWPU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Akers, W. M
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3601.K483
LC item number
W477 2020
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women private investigators
  • Immortalism
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Amnesiacs
  • Belief and doubt
  • Conspiracies
  • Nineteen twenties
  • Amnesiacs
  • Belief and doubt
  • Conspiracies
  • Immortalism
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Nineteen twenties
  • Women private investigators
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York (State)
  • New York (State)
Label
Westside saints : a novel, W.M. Akers
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9780062854049
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1148415713
  • (OCoLC)on1148415713
  • 1971357
Label
Westside saints : a novel, W.M. Akers
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
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9780062854049
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1148415713
  • (OCoLC)on1148415713
  • 1971357

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