The Resource Secret of the white rose, Stefanie Pintoff

Secret of the white rose, Stefanie Pintoff

Label
Secret of the white rose
Title
Secret of the white rose
Statement of responsibility
Stefanie Pintoff
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The murder of Judge Hugo Jackson is out of Detective Simon Ziele's jurisdiction in more ways than one. It's high profile enough to command the attention of the notorious new police commissioner, since Judge Jackson was presiding over the sensationalist trial of Al Drayson. Drayson, an anarchist, set off a bomb at a Carnegie wedding, but instead of killing millionaires, it killed passersby, including a child. Furthermore, Simon's assigned precinct on Manhattan's west side includes the gritty Tenderloin but not the tonier Gramercy Park, which is where the judge is found in his locked townhouse with his throat slashed on the night before the jury is set to deliberate. But his widow insists on calling her husband's old classmate criminologist Alistair Sinclair, who in turn enlists Ziele's help. Together they must steer Sinclair's unorthodox methods past a police force that is so focused on rounding up Drayson's supporters that they've all but rejected any other possibilities. Once again, Pintoff 's combination of vital characterizations and a fascinating case set amongst the sometimes brutal and sometimes glittering history of turn-of-the-century New York makes for totally compelling reading"--
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Pintoff, Stefanie
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3616.I58
LC item number
S43 2011
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Police
  • Judges
  • Terrorists
  • Upper West Side (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York (State)
Label
Secret of the white rose, Stefanie Pintoff
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Publication
Control code
16608717
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780312583972
Lccn
2011001291
System control number
(Sirsi) 1746869
Label
Secret of the white rose, Stefanie Pintoff
Publication
Control code
16608717
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780312583972
Lccn
2011001291
System control number
(Sirsi) 1746869

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