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Scarpetta

Author: Patricia Daniels Cornwell
Publisher: London : Little, Brown, 2008.
Series: Kay Scarpetta, 16.; Scarpetta, 16.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Leaving behind her forensic pathology practice in South Carolina, Kay Scarpetta takes up an assignment in New York City, where the NYPD has asked her to examine an injured patient in a psychiatric ward. The handcuffed and chained patient, Oscar Bane, has specifically asked for her, and when she literally has her gloved hands on him, he begins to talk - and the story he has to tell turns out to be one of the most  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Thrillers (Fiction)
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Kay Scarpetta, (Fictitious character); Kay Scarpetta, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Daniels Cornwell
ISBN: 9780316733144 0316733148 9780316733151 0316733156
OCLC Number: 233787991
Description: 500 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Leaving behind her private forensic pathology practice in Charleston, South Carolina, Kay Scarpetta accepts an assignment in New York City, where the NYPD has asked her to examine an injured man on Bellevue Hospital's psychiatric prison ward. The handcuffed and chained patient, Oscar Bane, has specifically asked for her, and when she literally has her gloved hands on him, he begins to talk --
and the story he has to tell turns out to be one of the most bizarre she has ever heard.
Series Title: Kay Scarpetta, 16.; Scarpetta, 16.
Responsibility: Patricia Cornwell.

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'Cornwell still does it better than anyone else' Daily Mail 'Cornwell's books run on high octane fuel, a cocktail of adrenalin and fear' The Times

 
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