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Jenkins, Victoria 1945-

Works: 7 works in 21 publications in 1 language and 847 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Trials, litigation, etc  Psychological fiction  Documentary television programs  Drama  War films  Television adaptations  Anthology television programs 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3560.E514, 813.54
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An unattended death by Victoria Jenkins( Book )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 463 libraries worldwide
"On a hot August morning, Anne Paris is found dead, her body floating in the slough at the bottom of her family's remote summer property on an island in Puget Sound, the apparant victim of a sailing accident. Irene Chavez, the lone female detective in a rural Washington State sherriff's department, is assigned to investigate the death of this privileged young psychiatrist. As Irene gets to know Anne's family, their houseguests and neighbors - and Anne herself, as the dead woman emerges in the accounts of the peopl who knew her - she comes to believe that it was not the boom of a sailboat that whacked Anne on the back of the head, but someone close to her. Irene's own past loss and unrealized ambitions, along with her awareness of the distinctions of social strata, compromise her objectivity and professionalism as she attempts to maintain composure in the face of the opaque and entitled enclave of summer people. Working with unusual autonom and urgency while her supervisor is on vacation, Irene resists the easy solution - and the family's wishes - to close the case as an accident and persists in a homicide investigation. Paralleling Irene's professional challenges, her fourteen-year-old-son is arrested, bringing home to Irene the perils of growing up in a small town or anywhere, and the inevitable parenting limitations of a working single mother. It is in the context of her son's arrest that Irene first become acquainted with the new Mason County prosecuting attorney, a potential ally or adversary, she isn't sure which "--Jacket cover
Relative distances by Victoria Jenkins( Book )
4 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Cruise control by Victoria Jenkins( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
An intensely personal investigation of loss told with intelligence and restraint, Victoria Jenkins' second novel, Cruise Control, is an exploration of space and self, real and unreal, and a noir celebration of language and observation
War crimes ( visu )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
A group of friends take a trip to the Balkans, unaware that a war is about to break out. Now they must escape for their lives, after witnessing a massacre, and being pursued by a ruthless army officer and his fighters. Will they make it out alive?
Stacking : a screenplay by Victoria Jenkins( Archival Material )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Stacking ( visu )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Set in 1954 Montana, the Morgan family is about to lose their farm and Dan, hospitalized after an accident in the fields, is drinking his problems away. His wife is tired of her job at the diner and longs for a new life, especially after meeting a handsome drifter. So it's left up to fourteen-year-old Anna Mae to harvest the hay, but the odds are against her being able to rebuild the stacking machine in time
Victoria Jenkins scrapbook by Victoria Jenkins( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
This collection contains a scrapbook made by Victoria Jenkins of Savannah, Georgia from her trip to the 1952 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois
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