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The poet

Author: Michael Connelly
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown and Company, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A psychological thriller on a serial killer who hunts homicide detectives. The hero of the tale is Denver newspaper reporter Jack McEvoy whose brother, a detective, shoots himself. McEvoy investigates police suicides in other cities and discovers a sinister pattern: sex killings followed by the "suicide" of the detective on the case and a suicide note in the form of a poetic riddle. In this way McEvoy stumbles on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Connelly
ISBN: 0316153982 9780316153980
OCLC Number: 32745928
Description: 434 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Michael Connelly.

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A psychological thriller on a serial killer who hunts homicide detectives. The hero of the tale is Denver newspaper reporter Jack McEvoy whose brother, a detective, shoots himself. McEvoy investigates police suicides in other cities and discovers a sinister pattern: sex killings followed by the "suicide" of the detective on the case and a suicide note in the form of a poetic riddle. In this way McEvoy stumbles on the killer known to the FBI as The Poet, and teams up with Rachel Walling, a beautiful FBI agent, to capture him.

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