Catalog

Up to 7 holds can now be placed on titles system-wide. See owwl.org for further details.

Record Details

Catalog Search



The marauders : a novel

Image of item
Book

First edition.

When the BP oil spill devastates the Gulf coast, those who made a living by shrimping find themselves in dire straits. For the oddballs and lowlifes who inhabit the sleepy, working class bayou town of Jeannette, these desperate circumstances serve as the catalyst that pushes them to enact whatever risky schemes they can dream up to reverse their fortunes. At the center of it all is Gus Lindquist, a pill-addicted, one armed treasure hunter obsessed with finding the lost treasure of pirate Jean Lafitte. His quest brings him into contact with a wide array of memorable characters, ranging from a couple of small time criminal potheads prone to hysterical banter, to the smooth-talking Oil company middleman out to bamboozle his own mother, to some drug smuggling psychopath twins, to a young man estranged from his father since his mother died in Hurricane Katrina. As the story progresses, these characters find themselves on a collision course with each other, and as the tension and action ramp up, it becomes clear that not all of them will survive these events.

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at OWWL.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.
Location Call Number /
Shelving Location
Barcode Status /
Due Date
Gorham Free Library FIC COOPER (Text)
Adult Fiction
52119300145807
Available
-
Naples Library FIC COO (Text)
Adult Fiction
52124300271645
Available
-
Red Jacket Community Library F COO (Text)
Adult Fiction
RJP0102654
Available
-
Victor Farmington Library COO (Text)
Adult Fiction
52128300684384
Available
-
Wood Library Association - Canandaigua FIC COO (Text)
Adult Fiction
31846002599172
Available
-
LDR 02077cam a2200337Ii 4500
001503497
003OWWL
00520150204000000.0
008150123s2015 nyu 000 1 eng
010 . ‡a2013049483
020 . ‡a9780804140560
020 . ‡a0804140561
0241 . ‡a9780804140560
035 . ‡a(SKY)sky258702031
040 . ‡aCGL ‡beng ‡cCGL ‡erda ‡dCGL ‡dOCLCO ‡dYDXCP ‡dBTCTA ‡dBDX ‡dSKYRV
049 . ‡aXDR
05000. ‡aPS3603.O5844 ‡bM37 2014
08200. ‡a813/.6 ‡223
092 . ‡aF Coo
1001 . ‡aCooper, Thomas, ‡eauthor.
24514. ‡aThe marauders : ‡ba novel / ‡cTom Cooper.
250 . ‡aFirst edition.
264 1. ‡aNew York : ‡bCrown Publishers, ‡c[2015]
300 . ‡a304 pages ; ‡c25 cm.
336 . ‡atext ‡2rdacontent.
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡2rdamedia.
338 . ‡avolume ‡2rdacarrier.
520 . ‡aWhen the BP oil spill devastates the Gulf coast, those who made a living by shrimping find themselves in dire straits. For the oddballs and lowlifes who inhabit the sleepy, working class bayou town of Jeannette, these desperate circumstances serve as the catalyst that pushes them to enact whatever risky schemes they can dream up to reverse their fortunes. At the center of it all is Gus Lindquist, a pill-addicted, one armed treasure hunter obsessed with finding the lost treasure of pirate Jean Lafitte. His quest brings him into contact with a wide array of memorable characters, ranging from a couple of small time criminal potheads prone to hysterical banter, to the smooth-talking Oil company middleman out to bamboozle his own mother, to some drug smuggling psychopath twins, to a young man estranged from his father since his mother died in Hurricane Katrina. As the story progresses, these characters find themselves on a collision course with each other, and as the tension and action ramp up, it becomes clear that not all of them will survive these events.
650 0. ‡aOil spills ‡xCleanup ‡zGulf States ‡vFiction.
650 0. ‡aBP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 ‡vFiction.
650 0. ‡aInterpersonal relations ‡vFiction.
655 0. ‡aSuspense fiction.
901 . ‡asky258702031 ‡bSKY ‡c503497 ‡tbiblio ‡soclc

Additional Resources