Isle of Dogs

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Angered over the Virginia governors order on speed traps, the eccentric inhabitants of the Isle of Tangier, in the Chesapeake Bay off the coast of Virginia, declare war on their own state, and it is up to Judy Hammer, the new superintendent of the Virginia State Police, and her aide, trooper Andy Brazil, to stop the crisis. Reprint. *Author: Cornwell, Patricia Daniels *Series Title: Andy Brazil *Publication Date: 2002/10/01 *Number of Pages: 432 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 1.00 *Width: 3.25 *Height: 6.75

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Publisher Berkley Pub Group
Mfg Part# 9780425182901
SKU 30988476
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0425182908
Release Date 10/1/2002
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Patricia Cornwell
Patricia Cornwell is no stranger to the morgue. In researching her often violent suspense novels, she ensures authenticity in her work by frequently accompanying medical examiners as they perform autopsies. Also contributing to the accuracy of her novels is her experience working as a crime reporter, and as a records auditor in the Richmond, Virginia medical examiner's office. Cornwell exploded onto the mystery scene in 1990 with "Post Mortem", one of the most critically acclaimed debuts ever, and the first novel to win an Edgar Award, Anthony Award, Macavity Award and the John Creasey Award all in one year. Cornwell's initial inspiration to write came from her close neighbor and friend, Ruth Bell Graham, the wife of evangelist Billy Graham. Cornwell's first book, a biography of Graham, was published in 1983. Ironically the book caused a rift in their relationship, but Cornwell followed it with a series of mysteries that would make her famous and wildly successful.
Patricia Cornwell is no stranger to the morgue. In researching her often violent suspense novels, she ensures authenticity in her work by frequently accompanying medical examiners as they perform autopsies. Also contributing to the accuracy of her novels is her experience working as a crime reporter, and as a records auditor in the Richmond, Virginia medical examiner's office. Cornwell exploded onto the mystery scene in 1990 with "Post Mortem", one of the most critically acclaimed debuts ever, and the first novel to win an Edgar Award, Anthony Award, Macavity Award and the John Creasey Award all in one year. Cornwell's initial inspiration to write came from her close neighbor and friend, Ruth Bell Graham, the wife of evangelist Billy Graham. Cornwell's first book, a biography of Graham, was published in 1983. Ironically the book caused a rift in their relationship, but Cornwell followed it with a series of mysteries that would make her famous and wildly successful.
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Annotation There's no Kay Scarpetta in Cornwell's latest, but there are plenty of laughs and lots of suspense in this dark comedy about a small island off the coast of Virginia whose zany residents (one of whom appears to be a serial killer) attempt to secede from the state.
Editors Note Angered over the Virginia governor's order on speed traps, the eccentric inhabitants of the Isle of Tangier, in the Chesapeake Bay off the coast of Virginia, declare war on their own state, and it is up to Judy Hammer, the new superintendent of the Virginia State Police, and her aide, trooper Andy Brazil, to stop the crisis. Reprint.
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Book Format Pocketbook
Minimum Age 18
Number of Pages 0432
Publisher Berkley

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