The Resource The long silence, Gerard O'Donovan

The long silence, Gerard O'Donovan

Label
The long silence
Title
The long silence
Statement of responsibility
Gerard O'Donovan
Title variation
long silence
Title variation remainder
a 1920s Hollywood noir mystery
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
February, 1922. Hollywood is young but already mired in scandal. When a leading movie director is murdered, Irish-American investigator Tom Collins is called in by studio boss Mack Sennett, whose troubled star, Mabel Normand, is rumoured to be involved. But Normand has gone missing. And, as Collins discovers, there's a growing list of suspects. His quest leads him through the brutal heart of Prohibition-era Los Angeles, from speakeasies and dope dens to the studios and salons of Hollywood's fabulously wealthy movie elite, and to a secret so explosive it must be kept silent at any cost. Inspired by the unsolved real-life murder of movie director William Desmond Taylor, The Long Silence is the first in a richly evocative, instantly compelling series of new noir mysteries set in Hollywood's early days
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Summary
1922. When a leading Hollywood film director is found shot dead, Irish-American investigator Tom Collins is called in by studio boss Mack Sennett, whose troubled star, Mabel Normand, is rumoured to be involved. But Normand has gone missing, and Collins' search will lead him to a secret so explosive it must be kept silent at any cost
Theme
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10624303
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Donovan, Gerard
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Normand, Mabel
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a 1920s' Hollywood noir mystery
Label
The long silence, Gerard O'Donovan
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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
23 cm.
Extent
227 pages
Isbn
9780727887740
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The long silence, Gerard O'Donovan
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
23 cm.
Extent
227 pages
Isbn
9780727887740
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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