The Resource Out of season : a novel, Antonio Manzini ; translated from the Italian by Antony Shugaar

Out of season : a novel, Antonio Manzini ; translated from the Italian by Antony Shugaar

Label
Out of season : a novel
Title
Out of season
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Antonio Manzini ; translated from the Italian by Antony Shugaar
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Language
eng
Summary
It's the bitterly cold spring season in alpine Aosta, and a girl has been kidnapped. Chiara Berguet, daughter of the owners of a local construction firm, was targeted thanks to the sizeable debt her parents owe. But like many a best-laid plan, a blown tire causes the crime to go haywire as the kidnappers' van skids off the road and crashes into a pair of larch trees. Both the driver and his accomplice die on impact, leaving the girl in the back, gagged and bound and unable to break herself free. Meanwhile Rocco Schiavone wakes to find himself in Anna's apartment. She's the best friend of his girlfriend Nora, and memories of the night before, a heated evening with Anna, return to him. As he sneaks out, he sees the first few snowstorm clouds of the spring season move across the sky, an ominous reference that something is off. If trouble at home and a case of kidnapping weren't enough, Rocco will eventually have to contend with Enzo Baiocchi. Rocco was the one who sent Enzo to prison, and in the process killed Enzo's brother. Having just escaped from prison, Enzo is heading north with a newly purchased revolver and, clearly, revenge on his mind. And when an unfortunate incident of mistaken identity makes Enzo's act of revenge even more fiendish, it also presents a gruesome scene for Rocco to discover on his return home
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1964-
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Manzini, Antonio
Dewey number
853/.92
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Italian
Literary form
fiction
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Shugaar, Antony
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  • Kidnapping
  • Escaped prisoners
  • Revenge
  • Aosta (Italy)
Label
Out of season : a novel, Antonio Manzini ; translated from the Italian by Antony Shugaar
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Publication
Note
"Originally published as Non à ̈ stagione in Italy, by Sellerio Editore, Palermo"--Title page verso
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
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text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9780062696496
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(pbk.)
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Out of season : a novel, Antonio Manzini ; translated from the Italian by Antony Shugaar
Publication
Note
"Originally published as Non à ̈ stagione in Italy, by Sellerio Editore, Palermo"--Title page verso
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
342 pages
Isbn
9780062696496
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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