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The Resource Postmortem, Patricia Daniels Cornwell

Postmortem, Patricia Daniels Cornwell

Label
Postmortem
Title
Postmortem
Statement of responsibility
Patricia Daniels Cornwell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Under cover of night in Richmond, Virginia, a human monster strikes, leaving a gruesome trail of stranglings that has paralyzed the city. Medical examiner Kay Scarpetta suspects the worst: a deliberate campaign by a brilliant serial killer whose signature offers precious few clues. With an unerring eye, she calls on the latest advances in forensic research to unmask the madman. But this investigation will test Kay like no other, because it's being sabotaged from within-and someone wants her dead
Member of
Summary
Medical examiner Kay Scarpetta is introduced in this story of a psychopath who is brutally murdering women. Scarpetta must find out why--before she becomes the next victim
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Macavity Award for Best First Mystery Novel, 1991.
  • Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best First Mystery Novel, 1991.
  • John Creasey Memorial Award (Best First Crime Novel), 1990.
  • Anthony Award for Best First Novel, 1991.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
021750
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3553.O692
LC item number
P6 1990
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Kay Scarpetta mysteries
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
Label
Postmortem, Patricia Daniels Cornwell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Subtitle on jacket: A mystery introducing Dr. Kay Scarpetta
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
14505447
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
293 pages
Isbn
9780762188598
Lccn
89010177 //r954
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780684191416
Label
Postmortem, Patricia Daniels Cornwell
Publication
Copyright
Note
Subtitle on jacket: A mystery introducing Dr. Kay Scarpetta
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
14505447
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
293 pages
Isbn
9780762188598
Lccn
89010177 //r954
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780684191416

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