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The Resource Critical mass, Sara Paretsky

Critical mass, Sara Paretsky

Label
Critical mass
Title
Critical mass
Statement of responsibility
Sara Paretsky
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Warshawski's closest friend in Chicago is the Viennese-born doctor Lotty Herschel, who lost most of her family in the Holocaust. Lotty escaped to London in 1939 on the Kindertransport with a childhood playmate, Kitty Saginor Binder. When Kitty's daughter finds her life is in danger, she calls Lotty, who, in turn, summons V.I. to help. The daughter's troubles turn out to be just the tip of an iceberg of lies, secrets, and silence, whose origins go back to the mad competition among America, Germany, Japan and England to develop the first atomic bomb. The secrets are old, but the people who continue to guard them today will not let go of them without a fight
Member of
Summary
Assisting best friend Lotty Herschel to protect a fellow Holocaust survivor's daughter from dangerous adversaries, V. I. Warshawski uncovers a maelstrom of lies and secrets stemming from the competition to develop the first atomic bomb
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10220369
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Paretsky, Sara
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
  • A V.I. Warshawski novel
  • Thorndike Press large print basic
Series volume
[17]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Warshawski, V. I. (Fictitious character)
  • Women private investigators
  • Kindertransports (Rescue operations)
  • Jewish refugees
  • Chicago (Ill.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Critical mass, Sara Paretsky
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Series numeration from NoveList
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20134354
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
693 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410463456
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013036700
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)856972813
Label
Critical mass, Sara Paretsky
Publication
Note
Series numeration from NoveList
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20134354
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
693 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410463456
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013036700
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)856972813

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