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The destroyer of worlds a return to Lovecraft country / Matt Ruff

Ruff, Matt, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780063256897
  • ISBN: 0063256894
  • Physical Description: 301 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2023]

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Summary, etc.:
"Summer, 1957. Atticus Turner and his father, Montrose, travel to North Carolina, where they plan to mark the centennial of their ancestor's escape from slavery by retracing the route he took into the Great Dismal Swamp. But an encounter with an old nemesis turns their historical reenactment into a real life-and-death pursuit. Back in Chicago, George Berry fights for his own life. Diagnosed with cancer, he strikes a devil's bargain with the ghost of Hiram Winthrop, who promises a miracle cure--but to receive it, George will first have to bring Winthrop back from the dead. Meanwhile, fifteen-year-old Horace Berry, reeling from the killing of a close friend, joins his mother, Hippolyta, and her friend Letitia Dandridge on a research trip to Nevada for The Safe Negro Travel Guide. But Hippolyta has a secret--and far more dangerous--agenda that will take her and Horace to the far end of the universe and bring a new threat home to Letitia's doorstep. Hippolyta isn't the only one keeping secrets. Letitia's sister, Ruby, has been leading a double life as her white alter ego, Hillary Hyde. Now, the supply of magic potion she needs to transform herself is nearly gone, and a surprise visitor throws her already tenuous situation into complete chaos. Yet these troubles are soon eclipsed by the return of Caleb Braithwhite. Stripped of his magic and banished from Chicago at the end of Lovecraft Country, he's found a way back into power and is ready to pick up where he left off. But first he has a score to settle..."--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937. Short stories > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Kidnapping > Fiction.
Occultists > Fiction.
Pulp literature > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Horror fiction.
Fantasy fiction.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Southbury Public Library. (Show)


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Southbury Public Library RUFF (Text) 34019155390594 Adult New Fiction Available -
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport Adult On Order (Text) acq1263415 Acquisitions On order -
Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe NEW FIC RUFF,M (Text) 34026152471020 Adult New Fiction Available -
Jonathan Trumbull Library - Lebanon FIC RUF Lovecraft Country Bk.2 (Text) 33430152326294 Adult New Fiction Available -
Milford Public Library RUFF Matt (Text) 34013155184180 Adult New Fiction Available -
New Milford Public Library F RUFF (Text) 34021154078295 Adult Fiction Available -
Ridgefield Library FAN RUFF LC 2 (Text) 34010154766082 Adult New Fiction Available -
Seymour Public Library F RUFF (Text)
Series: Lovecraft Country, 2
34043150994788 Adult New Fiction Available -
Silas Bronson Library - Waterbury FIC RUFF, M (Text) 34005153115802 Adult New Fiction Available -

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