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Lovecraft Country : a novel / Matt Ruff.

By: Ruff, Matt [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016]Copyright date: �2016Edition: First edition.Description: 372 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780062292063; 0062292064.Subject(s): Lovecraft, H. P. (Howard Phillips), 1890-1937. Short stories -- Fiction | Short stories (Lovecraft, H. P.) | African Americans -- Fiction | Kidnapping -- Fiction | Occultists -- Fiction | Pulp literature -- Fiction | African Americans | Kidnapping | Occultists | Pulp literature | FICTION / African American / Historical | FICTION / Fantasy / HistoricalGenre/Form: Horror fiction. | Fantasy fiction. | Fantasy fiction. | Fiction. | Horror fiction. | Fantasy fiction. | Historical fiction. | Horror fiction.DDC classification: 813/.6 Summary: Chicago, 1954. When his father Montrose goes missing Army veteran Atticus Turner embarks on a road trip to New England to find him, accompanied by his Uncle George-- publisher of The Safe Negro Travel Guide-- and his childhood friend Letitia. On their journey to the manor of Mr. Braithwhite, heir to the estate that owned one of Atticus's ancestors, they encounter both mundane terrors of white America and malevolent spirits that seem straight out of the weird tales George devours. At the manor Atticus discovers his father in chains, held prisoner by a secret cabal named the Order of the Ancient Dawn which has gathered to orchestrate a ritual that shockingly centers on Atticus.
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Chicago, 1954. When his father Montrose goes missing Army veteran Atticus Turner embarks on a road trip to New England to find him, accompanied by his Uncle George-- publisher of The Safe Negro Travel Guide-- and his childhood friend Letitia. On their journey to the manor of Mr. Braithwhite, heir to the estate that owned one of Atticus's ancestors, they encounter both mundane terrors of white America and malevolent spirits that seem straight out of the weird tales George devours. At the manor Atticus discovers his father in chains, held prisoner by a secret cabal named the Order of the Ancient Dawn which has gathered to orchestrate a ritual that shockingly centers on Atticus.

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