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Author: Sara Paretsky
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When V.I. Warshawski is asked to find a man who's been missing for four decades, a search that she figured would be futile becomes lethal. Afraid to learn that her adored father might have been a bent cop working for the Chicago P.D., V.I. takes the investigation all the way to its frightening end.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories, American
Detective and mystery stories
Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Paretsky
ISBN: 9780399155932 0399155937
OCLC Number: 311777723
Description: xi, 446 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Anaconda fury --
Wild parent --
No good deed remains unpunished --
Helluva client --
It's a bird...it's a plane...no! It's supercousin! --
Fit for your hoof --
Bad boy Lamont?? --
A very late-night call --
Uncovering history --
The roar of the hoof --
Nothing like Echezeau for relaxing --
Meeting the hammer in the tank --
A wild night at the end of a pier --
Dreams of olden times --
Old trial...or something like it --
Alito off guard --
The friendly man from mountain hawk --
Dubious judge, frightened woman --
Exuberant cousin --
Trunk show --
Ever-more-nquisitive-cousin --
A scary sidewalk --
Visit a client...and talk --
Fire in the nunnery --
Alphabet visitors-FBI, OEM, HS, CPD --
And now murray --
In the fired house --
And fire in the old homestead --
All those friendly government agents --
Line spinners --
Home in tatters --
Vanishing cousin --
Losing a follower --
The boys in the back room --
In the hall of the titans --
What on earth is going on? --
A bass ride...or was it vile? --
Confession in MySpace --
A different car, a new crib --
The shoemaker's tale --
Rousting an uncle --
Roughing up the uncle --
Death of not such a good guy --
Escape in contaminated laundry --
The good book...and the bad ball --
Discovery --
A river runs through it --
Up against the wall...all of you! --
Guilt all around --
The rats attack...each other --
Gabriella's voice returned
Responsibility: Sara Paretsky.
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