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The Resource Critical mass, Sara Paretsky

Critical mass, Sara Paretsky

Label
Critical mass
Title
Critical mass
Statement of responsibility
Sara Paretsky
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"New York Times-bestselling author Sara Paretsky's brilliant protagonist V.I. Warshawski returns in another hard-hitting entry, combining razor-sharp plotting and compelling characters with a heady mix of timely political and social themes. V.I. Warshawski's closest friend in Chicago is the Viennese-born doctor Lotty Herschel, who lost most of her family in the Holocaust. Lotty escaped to London in 1939 on the Kindertransport with a childhood playmate, Kitty Saginor Binder. When Kitty's daughter finds her life is in danger, she calls Lotty, who, in turn, summons V.I. to help. The daughter's troubles turn out to be just the tip of an iceberg of lies, secrets, and silence, whose origins go back to the mad competition among America, Germany, Japan and England to develop the first atomic bomb. The secrets are old, but the people who continue to guard them today will not let go of them without a fight."--
Member of
Summary
Assisting best friend Lotty Herschel to protect a fellow Holocaust survivor's daughter from dangerous adversaries, V. I. Warshawski uncovers a maelstrom of lies and secrets stemming from the competition to develop the first atomic bomb
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
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10220369
Cataloging source
DLC
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Paretsky, Sara
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3566.A647
LC item number
C75 2013
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
V.I. Warshawski novel
Series volume
16
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Warshawski, V. I. (Fictitious character)
  • Women private investigators
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Critical mass, Sara Paretsky
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 465 pages
Isbn
9780399160561
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013025097
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Critical mass, Sara Paretsky
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 465 pages
Isbn
9780399160561
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013025097
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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