The Resource Book of the dead, Patricia Cornwell

Book of the dead, Patricia Cornwell

Label
Book of the dead
Title
Book of the dead
Statement of responsibility
Patricia Cornwell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The 'book of the dead' is the morgue log, the ledger in which all cases are entered by hand. For Kay Scarpetta, however, it is about to have a new meaning. Fresh from her bruising battle with a psychopath in Florida, Scarpetta decides it's time for a change of pace. Moving to the historic city of Charleston, South Carolina, she opens a unique private forensic pathology practice, one in which she and her colleagues offer expert crime scene investigation and autopsies to communities lacking local access to competent death investigation and modern technology. It seems like an ideal situation, until the murders and other violent deaths begin. A woman is ritualistically murdered in her multi-million-dollar beach home. The body of an abused young boy is found dumped in a desolate marsh. A sixteen-year-old tennis star is found nude and mutilated near Piazza Navona in Rome. Scarpetta has dealt with many brutal and unusual crimes before, but never a string of them as baffling, or as terrifying, as the ones before her now. Before she is through, that book of the dead will contain many names ? and the pen may be poised to write her own. The first name in forensics. The last name in suspense
Member of
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
  • Dr. Kay Scarpetta
  • The Scarpetta novels
Series volume
  • 15
  • 15
Book of the dead, Patricia Cornwell
Label
Book of the dead, Patricia Cornwell
Publication
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
http://library.link/vocab/cover_art
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
387 pages
Isbn
9780316724234
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Kotui multi-version record.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) HAS176919
  • (OCoLC)67374474
  • (Nz)11488731
  • 11488731

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