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The Resource The Maltese manuscript, Joanne Dobson

The Maltese manuscript, Joanne Dobson

Label
The Maltese manuscript
Title
The Maltese manuscript
Statement of responsibility
Joanne Dobson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In classic noir tradition, English Professor Karen Pelletier gains a client when her office door opens and a famous Private Eye novelist enters. The author is dogged by Trouble (a Rottweiler) and by a problem. And since Sunnye Hardcastle (a Patricia Cornwell lookalike) will be a featured speaker in the English Department's upcoming conference on the murder mystery (from a Feminist Perspective), Karen is intrigued. The next thing you know, one midnight someone rushes out of the Enfield library with an armload of rare books. In fact, the library is missing a truckload of its treasures. Then a suspect is found dead in the stacks, his neck broken. With a real private eye on the case, the hunt is on-for the manuscript of Hammett's famous novel, The Maltese Falcon, for the missing books, and for potential murder suspects. A sparkling fifth entry in an award-nominated series by Fordham University professor Joanne Dobson riffs the hardboiled genre and several sacred icons. What is truth? What is fiction? No one seems certain. Perhaps most frustrated is Karen's boyfriend, Massachusetts police lieutenant Charlie Piotrowski, a man having trouble dividing his personal and professional life, let alone translating modern academic-speak. But then, don't we all? Joanne Dobson is the author of Quieter Than Sleep, The Northbury Papers, The Raven and the Nightingale, and Cold and Pure and Very Dead."
Assigning source
publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3554.O19
LC item number
M35 2003
Literary form
fiction
Label
The Maltese manuscript, Joanne Dobson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
zmeld2 b1356229
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st edition
Extent
275 pages
Isbn
9781590580394
Lccn
2002114506
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • 12971288
  • (DLC) 2002114506
Label
The Maltese manuscript, Joanne Dobson
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
zmeld2 b1356229
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st edition
Extent
275 pages
Isbn
9781590580394
Lccn
2002114506
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • 12971288
  • (DLC) 2002114506

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