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The girl in the polka dot dress

Author: Beryl Bainbridge
Publisher: London : Little, Brown, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the rainswept summer of 1968, Rose sets off for the United States from Kentish Town to meet a man she knows as Washington Harold, in her suitcase a polka-dot dress and a one-way ticket. In a country rocked by the assassination of Martin Luther King and a rising groundswell of violence, they are to join forces in search of the charismatic and elusive Dr Wheeler - oracle, guru and redeemer - whom Rose credits with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Fiction
Named Person: Robert F Kennedy
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beryl Bainbridge
ISBN: 9780316728485 0316728489 9781408701492 1408701499
OCLC Number: 502258319
Description: 197 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Beryl Bainbridge.

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* The new and last Beryl Bainbridge is a double murder mystery and a bittersweet masterpiece of the kind with which she has made her reputation  Read more...

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