Breakdown A V.i. Warshawski Novel (Hardcover)
|Author: Sara Paretsky|
From the Publisher:
When the teenage daughters of some of Chicago's most influential families discover a body, Warshawski explores theories that the killing is linked to a senatorial candidate or a wealthy patriarch's childhood in Lithuania.
Sara Paretsky grew up in Lawrence, Kansas. She received her bachelor's degree from the University of Kansas and later attended the University of Chicago, where she received her doctorate degree. The recipient of the Silver Dagger Award from the Crime Writers Association, Sara Paretsky is an accomplished writer of mysteries. Her novels feature the detective-heroine V. I. Warshawski, a wily investigator who specializes in crimes that involve women clients and touch upon issues politically relevant to women. In her own words, Sara Paretsky is an "outspoken opponent of sadistic violence perpetrated against women in detective fiction." She is one of the founding members of Sisters in Crime and has been recognized as one of "Ms." magazine's Women of the Year.