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Author: Emma Donoghue
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Emma Donoghue's explosive new novel, based on an unsolved murder in 1876 San Francisco. Summer of 1876: San Francisco is in the fierce grip of a record-breaking heatwave and a smallpox epidemic. Through the window of a railroad saloon, a young woman called Jenny Bonnet is shot dead. The survivor, her friend Blanche Beunon, is a French burlesque dancer. Over the next three days, she will risk everything to bring  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Lesbian fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Novela
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 9780316324687 031632468X 9780316404587 0316404586 9780316371452 0316371459 9781447249771 1447249771
OCLC Number: 855905294
Description: 405 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Darlin' --
I have got the blues --
There's the city --
Somebody's watching --
"Vive la Rose" --
I hardly knew ye --
Bang away --
When the train comes along.
Responsibility: Emma Donoghue.

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"Emma Donoghue's explosive new novel, based on an unsolved murder in 1876 San Francisco. Summer of 1876: San Francisco is in the fierce grip of a record-breaking heatwave and a smallpox epidemic. Through the window of a railroad saloon, a young woman called Jenny Bonnet is shot dead. The survivor, her friend Blanche Beunon, is a French burlesque dancer. Over the next three days, she will risk everything to bring Jenny's murderer to justice--if he doesn't track her down first. The story Blanche struggles to piece together is one of free-love bohemians, desperate paupers and arrogant millionaires; of jealous men, icy women and damaged children. It's the secret life of Jenny herself, a notorious character who breaks the law every morning by getting dressed: a charmer as slippery as the frogs she hunts. In thrilling, cinematic style, FROG MUSIC digs up a long-forgotten, never-solved crime. Full of songs that migrated across the world, Emma Donoghue's lyrical tale of love and bloodshed among lowlifes captures the pulse of a boomtown like no other"--

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