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The Resource She's Leaving Home

She's Leaving Home

Label
She's Leaving Home
Title
She's Leaving Home
Statement of responsibility
William Shaw
Title variation
Shes leaving home
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
London, 1968: The body of a teenaged girl is found just steps away from the Beatles' Abbey Road recording studio.The police are called to a residential street in St John's Wood where an unidentified young woman has been murdered. Detective Sergeant Cathal Breen believes she may be one of the many Beatles fans who regularly camp outside Abbey Road Studios. With his reputation tarnished by an inexplicable act of cowardice, this is Breen's last chance to prove he's up to the job.Breen is of the generation for whom reaching adulthood meant turning into one's parents and accepting one's place in the world. But the world around him is changing beyond recognition. Nothing illustrates the shift more than Helen Tozer, a brazen and rambunctious young policewoman assisting him with the case. Together they navigate a world on edge: where conservative tradition gives way to frightening new freedoms and troubling new crimes
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Summary
"London, 1968: The body of a teenage girl is found just steps away from the Beatles' Abbey Road recording studio. The police are called to a residential street in St John's Wood where an unidentified young woman has been strangled. Detective Sergeant Cathal Breen believes she may be one of the many Beatles fans who regularly camp outside Abbey Road Studios. With his reputation tarnished by an inexplicable act of cowardice, this is Breen's last chance to prove he's up to the job. Breen is of the generation for whom reaching adulthood meant turning into one's parents and accepting one's place in the world. But the world around him is changing beyond recognition. Nothing illustrates the shift more than Helen Tozer, a brazen and rambunctious young policewoman assisting him with the case. Together they navigate a world on edge, where conservative tradition gives way to frightening new freedoms--and troubling new crimes"--
Theme
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10273554
Cataloging source
DLC
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1959-
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Shaw, William
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Breen and Tozer novels
Series volume
0001
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  • Fiction
  • Mystery
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
She's Leaving Home
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780316256100
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
She's Leaving Home
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780316256100
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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