The Resource The man who walked like a bear : an Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov mystery, Stuart M. Kaminsky, (ebook)

The man who walked like a bear : an Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov mystery, Stuart M. Kaminsky, (ebook)

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The man who walked like a bear : an Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov mystery
Title
The man who walked like a bear
Title remainder
an Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov mystery
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Stuart M. Kaminsky
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Language
eng
Summary
With his wife in the hospital, Porfiry Rostnikov tries to protect Moscow from chaos Porfiry and Sarah Rostnikov have been in love since the end of World War II, growing old together as the Soviet Union lurches towards modernity. Sarah is recovering from a brain operation, her police inspector husband at her side, when a bearlike man staggers into her hospital room. Hulking, naked, and insensible, he is about to leap out the window when Rostnikov talks him off the ledge. But before the orderlies take him away, the giant whispers a secret to the investigator. Someone has been stealing from the factory where he works. As he puzzles over the colossal madman's clue, Rostnikov must also focus on his colleagues in the Moscow police, as their team contends with a sudden jump in crime. Rebels are planting bombs, teenagers are plotting assassinations, and the KGB lurks in every shadow. Surviving all this without Sarah by his side will be a challenge for the limping policeman, but he has long proven adept at talking down the Russian bear
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Kaminsky, Stuart M
Dewey number
813/.54
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fiction
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  • Rostnikov, Porfiry Petrovich (Fictitious character)
  • Police
  • Moscow (Russia)
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adult
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The man who walked like a bear : an Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov mystery, Stuart M. Kaminsky, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781453273494
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11550443
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remote
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11550443
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MWT11550443
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The man who walked like a bear : an Inspector Porfiry Rostnikov mystery, Stuart M. Kaminsky, (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
9781453273494
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11550443
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11550443
System control number
MWT11550443
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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