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The girl with the dragon tattoo

Author: Stieg Larsson; Reg Keeland; Bettendorf Public Library.
Publisher: Bettendorf, Ia. : Bettendorf Public Library, 2011.
Series: Discussions in boxes.
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The disappearance forty years ago of Harriet Vanger, a young scion of one of the wealthiest families in Sweden, gnaws at her octogenarian uncle, Henrik Vanger. He is determined to know the truth about what he believes was her murder. He hires crusading journalist Mikael Blomkvist, recently at the wrong end of a libel case, to get to the bottom of Harriet's disappearance. Lisbeth Salander, a twenty-four-year-old,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Kit
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stieg Larsson; Reg Keeland; Bettendorf Public Library.
ISBN: 9780307473479 0307473473
OCLC Number: 728064105
Notes: Books: The girl with the dragon tattoo by Stieg Larsson : translated from the Swedish by Reg Keeland. 1st Vintage Crime/Black Lizard mass-market ed. New York : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, c2009, c2008. 644, 12 p. ; 18 cm.
Discussion guide includes: discussion guides, book reviews, biographies and background information about the author from various sources and comments page.
Includes an excerpt from Stieg Larsson's new thriller The girl who played with fire (p. [1]-12, after p. 644).
Description: 1 box containing 12 books, 1 discussion guide ; in container 32 x 25 cm.
Series Title: Discussions in boxes.
Other Titles: DIBS.
Responsibility: [compiled by Hedy N.R. Hustedde].

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The disappearance forty years ago of Harriet Vanger, a young scion of one of the wealthiest families in Sweden, gnaws at her octogenarian uncle, Henrik Vanger. He is determined to know the truth about what he believes was her murder. He hires crusading journalist Mikael Blomkvist, recently at the wrong end of a libel case, to get to the bottom of Harriet's disappearance. Lisbeth Salander, a twenty-four-year-old, pierced, tattooed genius hacker, possessed of the hard-earned wisdom of someone twice her age--and a terrifying capacity for ruthlessness--assists Blomkvist with the investigation. This unlikely team discovers a vein of nearly unfathomable iniquity running through the Vanger family, an astonishing corruption at the highest echelon of Swedish industrialism--and a surprising connection between themselves.--From publisher description.

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