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The devil in silver [electronic resource] : a novel / Victor LaValle.

By: LaValle, Victor D, 1972-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, c2012Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (412 p.).ISBN: 9780679604860 (electronic bk.); 0679604863 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Psychiatric hospital patients -- Fiction | Psychiatric hospitals -- Fiction | Mentally ill -- Fiction | Queens (New York, N.Y.) -- FictionGenre/Form: Psychological fiction. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Devil in silver.DDC classification: 813/.54 Online resources: Click here to access title or place hold Summary: Pepper is a rambunctious big man, and, suddenly, the surprised inmate of a budget-strapped mental institution in Queens, New York. He's not mentally ill, but that doesn't seem to matter. On his first night, he's visited by a terrifying creature who nearly kills him before being hustled away by the hospital staff. It's no delusion: The other patients confirm that a hungry devil roams the hallways when the sun goes down. Pepper rallies three other inmates in a plot to fight back: Dorry, an octogenarian schizophrenic; Coffee, an African immigrant with severe OCD; and Loochie, a bipolar teenage girl. Battling the pill-pushing staff, one another, and their own minds, they try to kill the monster that's stalking them. But can the Devil die?
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Pepper is a rambunctious big man, and, suddenly, the surprised inmate of a budget-strapped mental institution in Queens, New York. He's not mentally ill, but that doesn't seem to matter. On his first night, he's visited by a terrifying creature who nearly kills him before being hustled away by the hospital staff. It's no delusion: The other patients confirm that a hungry devil roams the hallways when the sun goes down. Pepper rallies three other inmates in a plot to fight back: Dorry, an octogenarian schizophrenic; Coffee, an African immigrant with severe OCD; and Loochie, a bipolar teenage girl. Battling the pill-pushing staff, one another, and their own minds, they try to kill the monster that's stalking them. But can the Devil die?

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