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Brush Back

Brush Back( )
Author: Paretsky, Sara
ISBN:978-1-59413-927-7
Publication Date:Jun 2016
Publisher:Thorndike Press
Imprint:Large Print Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.99
Book Description:

A New York Times Bestselling AuthorA V. I. Warshawski NovelNo one would accuse V. I. Warshawski of backing down from a fight, but there are a few she'd be happy to avoid. High on that list is tangling with Chicago political bosses. Yet that's precisely what she ends up doing when she responds to high-school crush Frank Guzzo's plea for help. Frank's mother did a full twenty-five years for bludgeoning his kid sister, Annie, to death. Newly released, Stella is looking for exoneration, so...
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Book Details
Pages:682
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.4 x 8.2 x 1.6 Inches
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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