The Resource Rabbit Foot Bill : a novel, Helen Humphreys

Rabbit Foot Bill : a novel, Helen Humphreys

Label
Rabbit Foot Bill : a novel
Title
Rabbit Foot Bill
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Helen Humphreys
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Canwood, Saskatchewan, 1947. Leonard Flint, a lonely boy in a small farming town befriends the local tramp, a man known as Rabbit Foot Bill. Bill doesn't talk much, but he allows Leonard to accompany him as he sets rabbit snares and to visit his small, secluded dwelling. Being with Bill is everything to young Leonard--an escape from school, bullies and a hard father. So his shock is absolute when he witnesses Bill commit a sudden violent act and loses him to prison. Fifteen years on, as a newly graduated doctor of psychiatry, Leonard arrives at the Weyburn Mental Hospital, both excited and intimidated by the massive institution known for its experimental LSD trials. To Leonard's great surprise, at the Weyburn he is reunited with Bill and soon becomes fixated on discovering what happened on that fateful day in 1947. Based on a true story, this page-turning novel from a master stylist examines the frailty and resilience of the human mind
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Humphreys, Helen
Dewey number
C813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rural children
  • Friendship
  • Murder
  • Tramps
  • Nineteen forties
  • Psychiatrists
  • Saskatchewan
Target audience
adult
Label
Rabbit Foot Bill : a novel, Helen Humphreys
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Based on a true story"--Preliminary page
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9781443451543
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1139709964
  • (OCoLC)1139709964
Label
Rabbit Foot Bill : a novel, Helen Humphreys
Publication
Note
"Based on a true story"--Preliminary page
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9781443451543
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1139709964
  • (OCoLC)1139709964

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