The Resource A dark and bloody ground, Darcy O'Brien

A dark and bloody ground, Darcy O'Brien

Label
A dark and bloody ground
Title
A dark and bloody ground
Statement of responsibility
Darcy O'Brien
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Kentucky never more deserved its Indian appellation "A Dark and Bloody Ground" than when a small-town physician, seventy-seven-year-old Roscoe Acker, called in an emergency on a sweltering evening in August 1985. Acker's own life hung in the balance, but it was already too late for his college-age daughter, Tammy, savagely stabbed eleven times and pinned by a kitchen knife to her bedroom floor in Fleming-Neon. Three men had somehow managed to breach Dr. Acker's alarm and security systems and made off with a substantial amount of the cash he had stashed away in a safe over his lifetime. The killers, part of a three-man, two-woman gang of the sort not seen since the Bakers, stopped counting the moldy bills when they reached $1.9 million. They found that all the cash came in handy shortly afterwards, when they were caught and needed to lure Kentucky's most flamboyant lawyer, the celebrated Lester Burns, into representing them
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
VALIL
Dewey number
364.1/523/09769163
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6248.H463
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
A dark and bloody ground, Darcy O'Brien
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Epigraph; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Chapter 8; Chapter 9; Chapter 10; Chapter 11; Chapter 12; Chapter 13; Chapter 14; Chapter 15; Chapter 16; Chapter 17; Chapter 18; Chapter 19; Chapter 20; Chapter 21; Chapter 22; Chapter 23; Chapter 24; Chapter 25; Chapter 26; Chapter 27; Chapter 28; Chapter 29; Chapter 30; Chapter 31; Chapter 32; Chapter 33; Sources and Acknowledgments; Copyright
Control code
ocn881275257
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781497658530
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
4fa6fcdb-0807-4ec1-854c-850eba06dd3e
Quality assurance targets
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b31881130
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)881275257
  • pebc1497658535

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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