The Resource Before the fall, Noah Hawley

Before the fall, Noah Hawley

Label
Before the fall
Title
Before the fall
Statement of responsibility
Noah Hawley
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On a foggy summer night, eleven people--ten privileged, one down-on-his-luck painter--depart Martha's Vineyard on a private jet headed for New York. Sixteen minutes later, the unthinkable happens: the plane plunges into the ocean. The only survivors are Scott Burroughs-the painter-and a four-year-old boy, who is now the last remaining member of an immensely wealthy and powerful media mogul's family. With chapters weaving between the aftermath of the crash and the backstories of the passengers and crew members--including a Wall Street titan and his wife, a Texan-born party boy just in from London, a young woman questioning her path in life, and a career pilot--the mystery surrounding the tragedy heightens. As the passengers' intrigues unravel, odd coincidences point to a conspiracy. Was it merely by dumb chance that so many influential people perished? Or was something far more sinister at work? Events soon threaten to spiral out of control in an escalating storm of media outrage and accusations. And while Scott struggles to cope with fame that borders on notoriety, the authorities scramble to salvage the truth from the wreckage
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Novel, 2017.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2016
  • Thriller Award for Best Novel, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10488636
Cataloging source
TXN
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hawley, Noah
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3558.A8234
LC item number
B44 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aircraft accident victims
  • Aircraft accidents
  • Airplane crash survival
  • Conspiracies
  • Martha's Vineyard (Mass.)
Target audience
general
Label
Before the fall, Noah Hawley
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
391 pages
Isbn
9781455561780
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016286049
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn949888737
Label
Before the fall, Noah Hawley
Publication
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
391 pages
Isbn
9781455561780
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016286049
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn949888737

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