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A grain of truth, (ebook)

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A grain of truth
Title
A grain of truth
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Language
eng
Summary
It is spring 2009, and prosecutor Szacki is no longer working in Warsaw-he has said goodbye to his family and to his career in the capital and moved to Sandomierz, a picturesque town full of churches and museums. Hoping to start a "brave new life," Szacki instead finds himself investigating a strange murder case in surroundings both alien and unfriendly. The victim is found brutally murdered, her body drained of blood. The killing bears the hallmarks of legendary Jewish ritual slaughter, prompting a wave of anti-Semitic paranoia in the town, where everyone knows everyone. The murdered woman's husband is bereft, but when Szacki discovers that she had a lover, the husband becomes the prime suspect. Before there's time to arrest him, he is found murdered in similar circumstances. In his investigation Szacki must wrestle with the painful tangle of Polish-Jewish relations and something that happened more than sixty years earlier. Zygmunt Miloszewski was born in Warsaw, Poland, in 1975. His first novel The Intercom was published in 2005 to high acclaim. In 2006 he published The Adder Mountains; in 2010, the crime novel Entanglement; and this year its sequel, A Grain of Truth
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Midwest
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1976-
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Mi±oszewski, Zygmunt
Dewey number
891.8538
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Lloyd-Jones, Antonia
  • hoopla digital
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  • Murder
  • Suspense fiction
  • Sandomierz (Poland)
  • Antisemitism
  • Blood accusation
  • Detective and mystery stories, Polish
  • Szacki, Teodor (Fictitious character)
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adult
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A grain of truth, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781908524034
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11855737
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remote
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11855737
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MWT11855737
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A grain of truth, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781908524034
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11855737
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11855737
System control number
MWT11855737
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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