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Shear

Author: Tim Parks
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Grove Press ed., 1st edView all editions and formats
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On a Mediterranean island, geologist Peter Nichols must do a lot of juggling as he investigates the death of a quarry employee. There is the mistress he brought along, there is the daughter of the quarry owner--who seduces him so he will write an exonerating report--there is the dead man's beautiful widow and there are the faxes from Nichols' pregnant wife. By the author of Juggling the Stars.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Parks
ISBN: 0802115527 9780802115522 0802133606 9780802133601
OCLC Number: 29910037
Description: x, 211 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Tim Parks.

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On a Mediterranean island, geologist Peter Nichols must do a lot of juggling as he investigates the death of a quarry employee. There is the mistress he brought along, there is the daughter of the quarry owner--who seduces him so he will write an exonerating report--there is the dead man's beautiful widow and there are the faxes from Nichols' pregnant wife. By the author of Juggling the Stars.

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