skip to content
The bag lady war : a novel Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The bag lady war : a novel

Author: Carol Leonard SeCoy
Publisher: New York, NY : iUniverse Inc., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
In an attempt to ensure their safety, three widows devise a plan not only to make the streets safer, but to perhaps guarantee them free room and board for life. Grocery bag covered bodies keep turning up around Santa Ana until the ladies invite two detecives to tea and tell them everything. Will the three widows change life on the streets and in prison forever?
Rating:

based on 2 rating(s) 2 with reviews

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Leonard SeCoy
ISBN: 9780595449866 0595449867
OCLC Number: 178036216
Description: 338 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Carol Leonard SeCoy.

Abstract:

In an attempt to ensure their safety, three widows devise a plan not only to make the streets safer, but to perhaps guarantee them free room and board for life. Grocery bag covered bodies keep turning up around Santa Ana until the ladies invite two detecives to tea and tell them everything. Will the three widows change life on the streets and in prison forever?

Reviews

User-contributed reviews

WorldCat User Reviews (2)

What An Idea!

by EsmereldaHildegard (WorldCat user published 2008-10-13) Excellent Permalink

What a novel idea! Financially threatened old ladies killing crooks in order to live in the well-provisioned security of prison! It makes more sense than you think. When you consider that there is free medical care and the company of other, younger women, and you have nowhere to go anyway, living...
Read more...  Read more...

  • Was this review helpful to you?
  •   

Forces the reader to stop and reexamine the world we are living in

by readerviews (WorldCat user published 2008-10-13) Excellent Permalink

Reviewed by Olivera Baumgartner-Jackson for Reader Views (9/08) 

Imagine working hard your entire life, and upon retiring you find yourself alone, a tiny step from financial ruin and scared out of your wits. Your husband has been shot to death by...
Read more...  Read more...

  • Was this review helpful to you?
  •   
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (8)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/178036216> # The bag lady war : a novel
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "178036216" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/115495870#Place/new_york_ny> ; # New York, NY
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/891461> ; # Detective and mystery stories
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/813.6/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1174951> ; # Widows
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/115495870#Topic/murder> ; # Murder
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/115495870#Topic/widows> ; # Widows
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/115495870#Topic/serial_murderers> ; # Serial murderers
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/115495870#Place/santa_ana_calif> ; # Santa Ana (Calif.)
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1029781> ; # Murder
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210538> ; # California--Santa Ana.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1113110> ; # Serial murderers
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/115495870#Person/secoy_carol_leonard> ; # Carol Leonard SeCoy
   schema:datePublished "2007" ;
   schema:description "In an attempt to ensure their safety, three widows devise a plan not only to make the streets safer, but to perhaps guarantee them free room and board for life. Grocery bag covered bodies keep turning up around Santa Ana until the ladies invite two detecives to tea and tell them everything. Will the three widows change life on the streets and in prison forever?"@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/115495870> ;
   schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "The bag lady war : a novel"@en ;
   schema:productID "178036216" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/178036216#PublicationEvent/new_york_ny_iuniverse_inc_2007> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/115495870#Agent/iuniverse_inc> ; # iUniverse Inc.
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780595449866> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/178036216> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/115495870#Agent/iuniverse_inc> # iUniverse Inc.
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "iUniverse Inc." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/115495870#Person/secoy_carol_leonard> # Carol Leonard SeCoy
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "SeCoy" ;
   schema:givenName "Carol Leonard" ;
   schema:name "Carol Leonard SeCoy" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/115495870#Place/santa_ana_calif> # Santa Ana (Calif.)
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Santa Ana (Calif.)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1029781> # Murder
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Murder"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1113110> # Serial murderers
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Serial murderers"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1174951> # Widows
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Widows"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210538> # California--Santa Ana.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "California--Santa Ana." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/891461> # Detective and mystery stories
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Detective and mystery stories"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780595449866>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0595449867" ;
   schema:isbn "9780595449866" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.