The Resource Baltimore blues, Laura Lippman

Baltimore blues, Laura Lippman

Label
Baltimore blues
Title
Baltimore blues
Statement of responsibility
Laura Lippman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a city where someone is murdered almost everyday, attorney Michael Abramowitz's death should be just another statistic. But the slain lawyer's notoriety --and his taste for illicit midday trysts -- make the case front page news in every local paper except the Star, which crashed and burned before Abramowitz did. A former Star reporter who knows every inch of this town, now-unemployed journalist Tess Monaghan also knows the guy the cops like for the killing: cuckolded fiancé Darryl 'Rock' Paxton. The time is ripe for a career move, so when rowing buddy Rock wants to hire her to do some unorthodox snooping to help clear his name, Tess agrees. But there are lethal secrets hiding in the Charm City shadows. And Tess's own name could end up on that ever-expanding list of Baltimore dead." --P. [4] of cover
Member of
Summary
Until her paper, the Baltimore Star, crashed and burned, Tess Monaghan was a damn good reporter who knew her hometown intimately--from historic Fort McHenry to the crumbling projects of Cherry Hill. Now gainfully unemployed at twenty-nine, she's willing to take any freelance job to pay the rent--including a bit of unorthodox snooping for her rowing buddy, Darryl "Rock" Paxton. In a city where someone is murdered almost everyday, attorney Michael Abramowitz's death should be just another statistic. But the slain lawyer's notoriety--and his noontime trysts with Rock's fiancee--make the case front page news, and points to Rock as the likely murderer. But trying to prove her friend's innocence could prove costly to Tess--and add her name to that infamous ever-growing list
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
040977
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lippman, Laura
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Tess Monaghan mysteries
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Monaghan, Tess
  • Women private investigators
  • Lawyers
  • Baltimore (Md.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Baltimore blues, Laura Lippman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "First Avon Books mass market printing: February 1997. First William Morrow hardcover printing: January 2007. First Harper premium printing: December 2011. First William Morrow paperback printing: January 2015" --Title page verso
  • Includes reader's extras
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
369, 15 pages
Isbn
9780062384065
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Baltimore blues, Laura Lippman
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "First Avon Books mass market printing: February 1997. First William Morrow hardcover printing: January 2007. First Harper premium printing: December 2011. First William Morrow paperback printing: January 2015" --Title page verso
  • Includes reader's extras
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
369, 15 pages
Isbn
9780062384065
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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