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The Resource Cruel and unusual : a novel, Patricia D. Cornwell

Cruel and unusual : a novel, Patricia D. Cornwell

Label
Cruel and unusual : a novel
Title
Cruel and unusual
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Patricia D. Cornwell
Title variation
Cruel & unusual
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Summary
Dr. Kay Scarpetta examines a convicted killer, executed in Virginia's electric chair, in what should have been a routine procedure. But the murders of everyone connected to him continue after his death. Kay comes under fire for incompetence and must fight a web of political intrigue
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Gold Dagger Award for Best Crime Novel of the Year, 1993.
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021745
Cataloging source
DLC
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Cornwell, Patricia Daniels
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.O692
LC item number
C78 1993
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Kay Scarpetta mysteries
Series volume
0004
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  • Women forensic pathologists
  • False imprisonment
  • Forensic medicine
  • Scarpetta, Kay (Fictitious character)
  • Women coroners
  • Serial murders
  • Divorced women
  • Executions and executioners
  • Frameups
  • Press and politics
  • Boys
  • Serial murder investigation
  • Richmond, Virginia
Target audience
adult
Label
Cruel and unusual : a novel, Patricia D. Cornwell
Instantiates
Publication
Extent
356 p.
Isbn
9780684195308
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780684195308
  • (OCoLC)26547862
Label
Cruel and unusual : a novel, Patricia D. Cornwell
Publication
Extent
356 p.
Isbn
9780684195308
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780684195308
  • (OCoLC)26547862

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