Fb2 Deadlock ePub
by Sara PARETSKY
|Category:||Thrillers and Suspense|
|Subcategory:||Suspense and Thriller|
|Publisher:||Gollancz; First Edition edition (1984)|
|Fb2 eBook:||1288 kb|
|ePub eBook:||1170 kb|
|Digital formats:||rtf mbr txt doc|
Author: Sara Paretsky.
Author: Sara Paretsky. When Chicago Black Hawks hockey legend Boom Boom Warshawski drowns in Lake Michigan, his private-eye cousin, the intrepid . Warshawski, questions the accidental death report and rumors of suicide. Dodging attempts on her life with characteristic grit and humor, . wends her way through a maze of grain elevators and thousand-ton freighters, ruthless businessmen, and gorgeous ballerinas, to ferret out Boom Boom’s killers before they take her out of the picture – permanently.
Thi Book: Deadlock (VI Warshawski by Sara Paretsky. Sara Paretsky is a modern American author of detective fiction. Paretsky was raised in Kansas, and graduated from the state university with a degree in political science
Thi Book: Deadlock (VI Warshawski by Sara Paretsky. Book 15/52 for the year. Paretsky was raised in Kansas, and graduated from the state university with a degree in political science. She did community service work on the south side of Chicago in 1966 and returned in 1968 to work there. She ultimately completed a P. in history at the University of Chicago, entitled The Breakdown of Moral Philosophy in New E Sara Paretsky is a modern American author of detective fiction.
I reached Ajax Insurance headquarters in the south Loop a little after five-traffic had been heavy all the way into the city halanx of secretaries who pave . .
I reached Ajax Insurance headquarters in the south Loop a little after five-traffic had been heavy all the way into the city halanx of secretaries who pave the entrance to a CEO’s office, but I’d forgotten Ajax’s security system. Guards in the marble lobby of the sixty-story skyscraper demanded an employee identification card from me. I obviously didn’t have one. They wanted to know whom I was visiting-they would issue me a visitor’s pass if the person I wanted to see approved my visit
Sara Paretsky makes excellent use of local backgrounds in a carefully plotted tale of murder and great misdeeds in the world of Great Lakes cargo shipping.
Sara Paretsky makes excellent use of local backgrounds in a carefully plotted tale of murder and great misdeeds in the world of Great Lakes cargo shipping. Hard-boiled detective fiction. a swift-paced and engrossing read. The Philadelphia Inquirer. Slithers with suspense! -Chicago Sun-Times.
Deadlock, V I Warshawski’s second case, involves the huge Great Lakes shipping industry. Paretsky delivers solid Chicago atmospher. nd a knowledge of corporate crime worthy of Emma Lathem. Once again the subject is murder-this time the accidental death of Boom-Boom Warshawski, an ex-hockey star and V I’s beloved cousin, who fell-or was pushed-off a rain-slicked pier on Chicago’s busy waterfront. The scenes inside grain elevators rival Hitchcock’s effects in Vertigo.
Deadlock is a detective novel by Sara Paretsky told in the first person by private eye (Vic) V. I. Warshawski. Vic goes to the Chicago port to find out about her cousin Boom Boom's death. She believes that Boom Boom was killed. The police believe that this ex-Black Hawks hockey player died in an accident. Vic starts digging for motive and evidence. After two attempts on her life, she finally thinks she has the murder solved but needs strong evidence.
Warshawski knows her friend Consuelo's pregnancy is already risky-she's sixteen and diabetic. s efforts to provide Consuelo with proper care, both mother and daughter die in the local hospital. Warshawski begins an investigation of a three million dollar theft from a monastery, acid is thrown in her face, and she suspects she might be taking on the Vatican, the Mafia, and an international conglomerate.