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    DescriptionFrom her home in Oxford, Lydia's travels take her to the Lake District, Cambridge, Essex and Sussex. Along the way she meets Stephen, who becomes the sounding-board for her theories. She also meets Dorothy, a descendant of the long lost family. As the original purpose of her quest is fulfilled, the potentially deadly secrets of the journal emerge. Lydia's worst suspicions appear to be confirmed when she uncovers the circumstances of the journal writer's death. But even then the truth remains elusive. The author has drawn on a wide range of experience and enthusiasms to create a compelling novel that will attract puzzle solvers and family historians alike. Combined with a strong sense of time and place, A Habit of Dying will appeal to a broad spectrum of readers.


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    Title
    A Habit of Dying
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) D. J. Wiseman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781848765436
    ISBN 10: 1848765436
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    DC22: FIC, 823.92
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Troubador Publishing
    Imprint name
    Matador
    Publication date
    19 December 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Leicester
    Author Information
    DJ Wiseman has lived and worked in Oxfordshire since 1973. For the last 20 years he has had a passionate interest in genealogy, discovering his family scattered around the globe. He has travelled as far as Vancouver to find his grandfather's 'other' family - and written about his experiences for a national magazine.
    Review quote
    'This mix of superb research and writing credentials make the book a winner' Your Family Tree "An intriguing and enjoyable read... a well-crafted exposition of the process of discovering family history" -- Katie Paxton-Doggett Oxford Journal