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Case Histories

Label
Case Histories
Title
Case Histories
Statement of responsibility
Kate Atkinson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first book in Kate Atkinson's Jackson Brodie Mysteries series, called "The best mystery of the decade" by Stephen King, finds private investigator Jackson Brodie following three seemingly unconnected family mysteries in Edinburgh Case one: A little girl goes missing in the night. Case two: A beautiful young office worker falls victim to a maniac's apparently random attack. Case three: A new mother finds herself trapped in a hell of her own making - with a very needy baby and a very demanding husband - until a fit of rage creates a grisly, bloody escape.Thirty years after the first incident, as private investigator Jackson Brodie begins investigating all three cases, startling connections and discoveries emerge . .
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Summary
Private detective Jackson Brodie finds his own need for resolution sparked by three investigations including those of two sisters who discover a shocking clue to the disappearance of their third sister thirty years earlier, a lawyer whose life is turned upside-down when his daughter joins the firm, and a woman whose past mistakes and demanding family life culminate in a violent escape.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2004.
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129156
Cataloging source
DLC
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Atkinson, Kate
Dewey number
823.914
Index
index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Series statement
Jackson Brodie mysteries
Series volume
0001
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  • Fiction
  • Mystery
  • Thriller
Target audience
adult
Label
Case Histories
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780316142250
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Case Histories
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780316142250
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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