The Resource Hostage, Robert Crais

Hostage, Robert Crais

Label
Hostage
Title
Hostage
Statement of responsibility
Robert Crais
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When three young men take a family hostage after a botched robbery, a police negotiator draws dangerously close to secrets a Southern California crime lord would kill to protect
Summary
Jeff Talley, a former LAPD SWAT team negotiator takes a job as a police chief in a small Southern California town after a hostage situation gone bad results in recurring nightmares for him. Now, three small time punks go on the run after a grocery store robbery and killing in Talley's town. Soon the deputies have surrounded the house where the inept robbers have taken a man and his two children hostage. Talley's worst nightmare has returned as he must negotiate for the hostage's lives until the county sheriff's SWAT team arrives. Plus the house belongs to a white collar criminal who launders money for La Cosa Nostra
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
New York Times Notable Mysteries, 2001
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
064383
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Crais, Robert
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.R264
LC item number
H6 2001
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Police
  • Hostage negotiations
  • Organized crime
  • California, Southern
Target audience
adult
Label
Hostage, Robert Crais
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
47050452
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
373 pages
Isbn
9780385495851
Lccn
2001032577
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Label
Hostage, Robert Crais
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
47050452
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
373 pages
Isbn
9780385495851
Lccn
2001032577
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n

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