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Brush Back

Brush Back( )
Author: Paretsky, Sara
Series title:A V. I. Warshawski Novel Ser.
ISBN:978-0-451-47715-6
Publication Date:Jun 2016
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Berkley
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $9.99
Book Description:

Chicago's V. I. Warshawski confronts crooked politicians and buried family secrets in this gritty mystery from New York Times bestselling author Sara Paretsky.   No one would accuse V. I. Warshawski of backing down from a fight, but she'd happily avoid tangling with Chicago political bosses. Yet that's what she ends up doing when she responds to a plea for help from an old high school flame, Frank Guzzo.   Frank's mother...
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Book Details
Pages:544
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.22 x 7.51 x 1.14 Inches
Book Weight:0.76 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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