No Certain Rest : A Novel (Paperback)

Author: Lehrer, Jim

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A bestseller on The Washington Post and New York Times Extended lists

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Publisher Random House Inc
Mfg Part# 9780812968224
SKU 31114309
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0812968220
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.25H x 5L x 0.5T
Author Info
Jim Lehrer
Jim Lehrer has anchored the "The News Hour" on PBS, and is one of America's most respected news personalities. He has written a number of novels and plays.
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Annotation Jim Lehrer's novel concerns the remains of a soldier found after the bloody battle of Antietam. Dr. Dan Spaniel finds that the soldier has not been killed in the line of duty, but murdered, and tries to solve a hundred-year-old mystery.
Editors Note On a hillside overlooking Burnside Bridge—the focus of the Battle of Antietam—souvenir hunters find the unmarked grave of an unknown Union officer. Don Spaniel, an archeologist in the National Park Service, is called in to examine the remains. He soon discovers that the officer was murdered and that his identification disk could not possibly belong to him, since its rightful owner is buried elsewhere. So who was this officer? Where did he come from? And why was he killed?In a swift narrative deftly combining the past with the present, Jim Lehrer has created an engrossing story that will appeal to a wide variety of readers.
Editors Note 2 On a hillside overlooking Burnside Bridge?the focus of the Battle of Antietam?souvenir hunters find the unmarked grave of an unknown Union officer. Don Spaniel, an archeologist in the National Park Service, is called in to examine the remains. He soon discovers that the officer was murdered and that his identification disk could not possibly belong to him, since its rightful owner is buried elsewhere. So who was this officer? Where did he come from? And why was he killed?In a swift narrative deftly combining the past with the present, Jim Lehrer has created an engrossing story that will appeal to a wide variety of readers.
Editors Note 3 The discovery of the grave of an unknown Union officer on the Antietam battlefield leads Parks Department archaeologist Dan Spaniel into a baffling historical mystery, after finding out that the man had been murdered and his identity concealed.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0240
Publisher Random House Trade
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