The Resource Ash & bone, John Harvey

Ash & bone, John Harvey

Label
Ash & bone
Title
Ash & bone
Statement of responsibility
John Harvey
Title variation
Ash and bone
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
ng
Summary
In the depths of his Cornish hideaway, retired Detective Inspector Frank Elder's solitary life is disturbed by a call from his ex-wife, telling him his seventeen-year-old daughter, Katherine, is running wild, unbalanced by the abduction and rape he feels he should have prevented. Meanwhile, in the heart of London, the takedown of a violent criminal goes badly, and Detective Sergeant Maddy Birch is uneasy about the reasons why, an uneasiness that is compounded when she starts to believe she is being stalked. Maddy and Frank had a brief and clumsy encounter years before. In Ash & Bone their lives connect again when a second phone call persuades Elder out of retirement, only to find that a cold case has a devastating present-day impact
Member of
Summary
Retired Detective Inspector Frank Elder struggles with guilt when his teenage daughter's behavior deteriorates following a rape that he could have prevented, while Detective Sergeant Maddy Birch becomes suspicious that she is being stalked
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
138473
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harvey, John
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Frank Elder mysteries
Series volume
0002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Retirees
  • Ex-police officers
  • Teenage girls
  • Policewomen
  • Cornwall (England : County)
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
Ash & bone, John Harvey
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
373 pages
Isbn
9780156032841
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Ash & bone, John Harvey
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
373 pages
Isbn
9780156032841
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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