The Resource Scarpetta, Patricia Cornwell

Scarpetta, Patricia Cornwell

Label
Scarpetta
Title
Scarpetta
Statement of responsibility
Patricia Cornwell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Leaving behind her forensic pathology practice in South Carolina, Kay Scarpetta takes up an assignment in New York City, where the NYPD has asked her to examine an injured patient in a psychiatric ward. The handcuffed and chained patient, Oscar Bane, has specifically asked for her, and when she literally has her gloved hands on him, he begins to talk - and the story he has to tell turns out to be one of the most bizarre she has ever heard. He says his injuries were sustained in the course of a murder ...that he did not commit. Is Bane a criminally insane stalker who has fixed on Scarpetta? Or is his paranoid tale true, and it is he who is being spied on, followed and stalked by the actual killer? The only thing Scarpetta knows for certain is that a woman has been tortured and murdered - and that more violent deaths will follow..
Member of
Summary
Leaving behind her Charleston forensic pathology practice to accept an assignment in New York City, Kay Scarpetta learns the story of an injured psychiatric patient who claims he was attacked by a stalker who was killing someone else at the time
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
287211
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cornwell, Patricia Daniels
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Kay Scarpetta mysteries
Series volume
0016
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Scarpetta, Kay
  • Women pathologists
Target audience
adult
Label
Scarpetta, Patricia Cornwell
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
25 cm.
Extent
500 pages
Isbn
9780751538755
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780316733144
Label
Scarpetta, Patricia Cornwell
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
25 cm.
Extent
500 pages
Isbn
9780751538755
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780316733144

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