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Critical Mass - a book by Paretsky, Sara

Critical Mass

Critical Mass( )
Author: Paretsky, Sara
Series title:A V. I. Warshawski Novel Ser.
ISBN:978-0-399-16056-1
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:G.P. Putnam's Sons
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.95
Book Description:

Called a "career-crowning triumph"  and named one of the the top 50 mysteries and thrillers of the last 5 years by the London Sunday Times, Sara Paretsky is back with Critical Mass the latest entry in the VI Warshawski series,  "Vic is at her stubborn, reckless, compassionate best in this complicated page-turner about selfish secrets passed down through generations. Paretsky has been on a roll lately, her long-running, trailblazing...
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Book Details
Pages:480
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators
Fiction / Crime
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.5 x 9.25 x 1.5 Inches
Book Weight:1.55 Pounds
Author Biography
Paretsky, Sara (Author)
Author Sara Paretsky was born in Ames, Iowa on June 8, 1947. She received a degree in political science from the University of Kansas and ultimately completed a Ph.D. in history at the University of Chicago; her dissertation was entitled "The Breakdown of Moral Philosophy in New England Before the Civil War." She also earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. She married a professor of physics (University of Chicago).

The protagonist of all but two of Paretsky's novels is V.I. Warshawski, a female private investigator. V. I. Warshawsky shows a female detective succeeding a traditionally male role.

Paretsky has won numerous awards for her work including the Silver Dagger Award for Toxic Shock, the Gold Dagger award for Blacklist, and the Diamond Dagger for Lifetime achievement from the British Crime Writers Association.

Her title Brush Back made the New York Times Best Seller List in 2015.

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