The Resource Death of a century : a novel of the lost generation, Daniel Robinson, (ebook)

Death of a century : a novel of the lost generation, Daniel Robinson, (ebook)

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Death of a century : a novel of the lost generation
Title
Death of a century
Title remainder
a novel of the lost generation
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Daniel Robinson
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Language
eng
Summary
Greenwich, Connecticut, 1922. Newspaper man Joe Henry finds himself the primary suspect when his friend, fellow reporter Wynton Gresham, is murdered. Both were veterans of French battles during WWI-the war that was supposed to end all wars. Unanswered questions pile up in the wake of a violent night: Gresham lies dead in his home, a manuscript he had just completed has gone missing, three Frenchmen lay dead in a car accident less than a mile from Gresham's home, and a trunk full of Gresham's clothes lay neatly packed in his bedroom. Hours after his friend's death, Henry discovers in Gresham's desk drawer a one-way ticket reserved in his friend's name aboard a steamer ship to France. The ticket is dated for the next day. Henry steals away under Gresham's identity, escaping the heated interrogation of the town sheriff, to Paris in the roaring 20s. In the City of Light he becomes a hunted man. To clear his name he must find the man responsible for his friend's murder, while evading his own, and discover the deadly secret revealed in the lost manuscript. In the process, with the help of other broken veteran expats of Hemingway's Lost Generation living in Paris, he finds hope in a world irrevocably altered by war
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1954-
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Robinson, Daniel
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Nineteen twenties
  • Manuscripts
  • Murder
  • Paris (France)
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adult
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Death of a century : a novel of the lost generation, Daniel Robinson, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781628725506
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12270422
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remote
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12270422
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MWT12270422
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Label
Death of a century : a novel of the lost generation, Daniel Robinson, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781628725506
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12270422
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12270422
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MWT12270422
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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