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The Resource The Feral Detective

The Feral Detective

Label
The Feral Detective
Title
The Feral Detective
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Lethem
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jonathan Lethem's first detective novel since Motherless Brooklyn"One of America's greatest storytellers." —Washington PostPhoebe Siegler first meets Charles Heist in a shabby trailer on the eastern edge of Los Angeles. She's looking for her friend's missing daughter, Arabella, and hires Heist to help. A laconic loner who keeps his pet opossum in a desk drawer, Heist intrigues the sarcastic and garrulous Phoebe. Reluctantly, he agrees to help. The unlikely pair navigate the enclaves of desert-dwelling vagabonds and find that Arabella is in serious trouble—caught in the middle of a violent standoff that only Heist, mysteriously, can end. Phoebe's trip to the desert was always going to be strange, but it was never supposed to be dangerous. . . .Jonathan Lethem's first detective novel since Motherless Brooklyn, The Feral Detective is a singular achievement by one of our greatest writers
Summary
Convincing an enigmatic loner to help her search for a friend's missing daughter, Phoebe traverses the outskirts of California's stunning Inland Empire, where she discovers her companion's complicated relationship with warring tribes of outcasts
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10738568
Cataloging source
BT
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Lethem, Jonathan
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Mystery
Target audience
adult
Label
The Feral Detective
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780062859082
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Feral Detective
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780062859082
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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