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The Resource Murder unleashed : a novel, Rita Mae Brown ; illustrated by Laura Hartman Maestro

Murder unleashed : a novel, Rita Mae Brown ; illustrated by Laura Hartman Maestro

Label
Murder unleashed : a novel
Title
Murder unleashed
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Rita Mae Brown ; illustrated by Laura Hartman Maestro
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Settling into ranch life outside Reno, Nevada, with her gregarious great-aunt Jeep Reed and Jeep's German Shepherd, King, former Wall Street trader Mags and her dachshund Baxter witness the cutthroat world of investment banking here in the remote Silver State. The foreclosure crisis has taken a huge bite out of the local real estate market, where rows of homes sit unsold and forsaken- but not empty. A group of squatters, including desperate single mothers with children, are living under the radar in the houses on Reno's Yolanda Street, without water or electricity. Big-hearted real estate broker Babs Gallagher enlists Jeep and Mags to start a community outreach program, but that means going up against uncaring utility companies, corrupt officials, ruthless politicians- and a merciless murderer. When a former banker is found brutally slain in one of the abandoned homes, the notion of "cutthroat business practices" takes on a whole new meaning
Member of
Tone
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10010505
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brown, Rita Mae
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.R698
LC item number
M95 2012
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hartman, Laura
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Mags and Baxter series
Series volume
2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dogs
  • Ranch life
  • Murder
  • Real estate business
  • Reno (Nev.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Murder unleashed : a novel, Rita Mae Brown ; illustrated by Laura Hartman Maestro
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
267 pages
Isbn
9780345511836
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2011029092
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 697261664
  • (OCoLC)697261664
Label
Murder unleashed : a novel, Rita Mae Brown ; illustrated by Laura Hartman Maestro
Publication
Copyright
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.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
267 pages
Isbn
9780345511836
Isbn Type
(hardcover : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2011029092
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 697261664
  • (OCoLC)697261664

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      37.377573 -76.770995
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