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The Resource A Small Death in the Great Glen

A Small Death in the Great Glen

Label
A Small Death in the Great Glen
Title
A Small Death in the Great Glen
Statement of responsibility
A. D. Scott
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Both probing character study and a driving novel of suspense, here is a novel that will linger in your mind like mist over the Scottish glens . . .In the Highlands of 1950s Scotland, a boy is found dead in a canal lock. Two young girls tell such a fanciful story of his disappearance that no one believes them. The local newspaper staff--including Joanne Ross, the part-time typist embroiled in an abusive marriage, and her boss, a seasoned journalist determined to revamp the paper--set out to uncover and investigate the crime. Suspicion falls on several townspeople, all of whom profess their innocence. Alongside these characters are the people of the town and neighboring glens; a refugee Polish sailor; an Italian family whose café boasts the first known cappuccino machine in the north of Scotland; and a corrupt town clerk subverting the planning laws to line his own pocket.Together, these very different Scots harbor deep and troubling secrets underneath their polished and respectable veneers--revelations that may prevent the crime from being solved and may keep the town firmly in the clutches of its shadowy past
Member of
Summary
Investigating the death of a 1950s Highlands youth, a seasoned journalist and a receptionist discover links between the killing and a foreign sailor, Scotland's traveling tinkers, and the secretive residents of a neighboring glen
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
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358207
Cataloging source
DLC
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Scott, A. D
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Joanne Ross novels
Series volume
0001
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  • Fiction
  • Mystery
  • Suspense
Target audience
adult
Label
A Small Death in the Great Glen
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781439164839
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
A Small Death in the Great Glen
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781439164839
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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