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The killing gift : a novel

Author: Bari Wood
Publisher: New York : Putnam, 1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Book club edView all editions and formats
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The story of Dr. Jennifer List Gilbert, a very ordinary and lonely woman whose extraordinary and unwanted "gift" repulses all the other people in her life. It begins with a sociopathic intruder to the Gilbert home dying an inexplicable and painful death during a home invasion robbery. The story of the police officer trying to get to the bottom of the mysterious death is interwoven with the strange and sad life story  Read more...
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Genre/Form: American fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bari Wood
ISBN: 0399115625 9780399115622
OCLC Number: 2418682
Notes: Edition statement from dust jacket.
Description: 254 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Bari Wood.

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The story of Dr. Jennifer List Gilbert, a very ordinary and lonely woman whose extraordinary and unwanted "gift" repulses all the other people in her life. It begins with a sociopathic intruder to the Gilbert home dying an inexplicable and painful death during a home invasion robbery. The story of the police officer trying to get to the bottom of the mysterious death is interwoven with the strange and sad life story of Dr. Gilbert. Scary, suspenseful, tragic... --rejii at Amazon.com.

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