The Resource The scarecrow, Michael Connelly

The scarecrow, Michael Connelly

Label
The scarecrow
Title
The scarecrow
Statement of responsibility
Michael Connelly
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Forced out of the Los Angeles Times amid the latest budget cuts, newspaperman Jack McEvoy decides to go out with a bang, using his final days at the paper to write the definitive murder story of his career. He focuses on Alonzo Winslow, a 16-year-old drug dealer in jail after confessing to a brutal murder. But as he delves into the story, Jack realises that Winslow's so-called confession is bogus. The kid might actually be innocent. Jack is soon running with his biggest story since The Poet made his career years ago. He is tracking a killer who operates completely below police radar - and with perfect knowledge of any move against him. Including Jack's
Member of
Summary
Pursuing a big story in anticipation of his imminent layoff, Los Angeles reporter Jack McEvoy investigates the murder confession of a teen drug dealer and realizes that the youth may be innocent, a discovery that pits him against a killer operating below police radar
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 2009.
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304573
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
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Connelly, Michael
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • McEvoy, Jack (Fictitious character)
  • Serial murderers
  • Journalists
Target audience
adult
Label
The scarecrow, Michael Connelly
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
24 cm.
Extent
421 pages
Isbn
9781742373560
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781741756784
Label
The scarecrow, Michael Connelly
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
24 cm.
Extent
421 pages
Isbn
9781742373560
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781741756784

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