The Resource In the woods, Tana French

In the woods, Tana French

Label
In the woods
Title
In the woods
Statement of responsibility
Tana French
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When he was twelve years old, Adam Ryan went playing in the woods one sunny day with his two best friends. He never saw them again. Their bodies were never found, and Adam himself was discovered with his back pressed against an oak tree and his shoes filled with blood. He had no memory of what had happened. Twenty years later Adam - now using his middle name of Rob - is a detective with the Dublin police force. His colleagues don't know about his past. He works as a team with Cassie Maddox, a smart, tough cookie; they are best friends as well as partners. When the body of a young girl is found at the site of an archaeolo- gical dig, Rob and Cassie get the case. And when they reach the crime scene, Rob realises it is the exact site of his childhood trauma. They also find a hairclip that he recognises as having belonged to his friend. Could there be a connection between that old, unsolved crime and this?
Member of
Summary
Twenty years after witnessing the violent disappearances of two companions from their small Dublin suburb, detective Rob Ryan investigates a chillingly similar murder that takes place in the same wooded area, a case that forces him to piece together his traumatic memories
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Anthony Award for Best First Novel, 2008.
  • Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best First Novel by an American Author, 2008.
  • Macavity Award for Best First Mystery Novel, 2008.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
161080
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
French, Tana
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Dublin Murder Squad novels
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Detectives
  • Murder
  • Children
  • Psychological fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
In the woods, Tana French
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
18 cm.
Extent
596 pages
Isbn
9780340924761
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780340924761
Label
In the woods, Tana French
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
18 cm.
Extent
596 pages
Isbn
9780340924761
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780340924761

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