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The Resource The bone tree, Greg Iles

The bone tree, Greg Iles

Label
The bone tree
Title
The bone tree
Statement of responsibility
Greg Iles
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Former prosecutor Penn Cage and his fiancee, reporter and publisher Caitlin Masters, have barely escaped with their lives after being attacked by wealthy businessman Brody Royal and his Double Eagles, a KKK sect with ties to some of Mississippi's most powerful men. But the real danger has only begun as FBI Special Agent John Kaiser warns Penn that Brody wasn't the true leader of the Double Eagles. The puppeteer who actually controls the terrorist group is a man far more fearsome: the chief of the state police's Criminal Investigations Bureau, Forrest Knox. The only way Penn can save his father, Dr. Tom Cage -- who is fleeing a murder charge as well as corrupt cops bent on killing him -- is either to make a devil's bargain with Knox or destroy him. While Penn desperately pursues both options, Caitlin uncovers the real story behind a series of unsolved civil rights murders that may hold the key to the Double Eagles' downfall. The trail leads her deep into the past, into the black backwaters of the Mississippi River, to a secret killing ground used by slave owners and the Klan for over two hundred years ... a place of terrifying evil known only as "the bone tree." (Inspired by a true story.)
Member of
Summary
Based on a real series of unsolved murders from the civil rights era in Louisiana, and the crusading journalist who uncovered the story, Iles’ novel shines a bright light of truth upon one of America’s darkest secrets. Iles’ compelling writing makes this complex tale of good versus evil a must-read for those who love thrillers, and those who want to learn a little bit of American history not normally taught in school. -- Ellen Jennings for LibraryReads
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
LibraryReads Favorites, 2015.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10408845
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3559.L47
LC item number
B66 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
  • Natchez burning trilogy
  • Penn Cage
Series volume
  • bk. 2
  • bk. 5
Target audience
adult
Label
The bone tree, Greg Iles
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
5724527
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
804 pages
Isbn
9780062379474
Lccn
2014042113
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40024860074
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn894491761
  • (OCoLC)894491761
Label
The bone tree, Greg Iles
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
5724527
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
804 pages
Isbn
9780062379474
Lccn
2014042113
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40024860074
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn894491761
  • (OCoLC)894491761

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