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    Book of the Dead (Kay Scarpetta Mysteries) (Paperback) By (author) Patricia Cornwell

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    DescriptionKay Scarpetta is starting over with a unique private forensic pathology practice in Charleston, South Carolina. And the death of a sixteen-year-old tennis star will usher in a string of murders more baffling--and terrifying--than any that have come before.


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    Title
    Book of the Dead
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Patricia Cornwell
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 511
    Width: 104 mm
    Height: 185 mm
    Thickness: 33 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780425216255
    ISBN 10: 042521625X
    Classifications

    DC21: 813.54
    BIC subject category V2: FF
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    BIC E4L: CRI
    LC subject heading:
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: P26303000
    B&T Merchandise Category: MMP
    B&T General Subject: 550
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 75
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Subject Code: FM
    Libri: I-FM
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    BISAC V2.8: FIC022040
    DC22: 813/.54
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: F5
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: P26101878
    BISAC V2.8: FIC031000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PS3553.O692 B65 2008
    BISAC region code: 4.0.1.3.7.0.0
    Thema V1.0: FFS
    BIC E4L: CRM
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    Penguin USA
    Publication date
    02 September 2008
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Review quote
    aIf Michelin rated mysteries, this would get three stars. "Book of the Dead" by Patricia Cornwell. Charles Dickens would be impressed with both characters in this book and their names, e.g. Dr, Marilyn Self, a malignantly conniving deranged TV psychiatrist. The taleas heroine, Kay Scarpetta, is a private forensic pathologist grappling with the murder of a famous teenage American tennis champ in Rome. At the same time she has to deal with the murder of a malnourished and badly beaten child. Scarpettaas relations with her colleagues, not to mention those with her significant other, are tumultuous and tangled. All these characters have varying levels of unredeeming traits. What a walloping, riveting mix of mystery, adventure and psychology, author Cornell certainly is skilled at dissecting the not always attractive innards of human nature. a a"Forbes Magazine"