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    DescriptionFrom Rob Thomas, the creator of the television series and movie phenomenon `Veronica Mars,` comes the first book in a thrilling mystery series that picks up where the feature film left off. Ten years after graduating from high school in Neptune, California, Veronica Mars is back in the land of sun, sand, crime, and corruption. She's traded in her law degree for her old private investigating license, struggling to keep Mars Investigations afloat on the scant cash earned by catching cheating spouses until she can score her first big case. Now it's spring break, and college students descend on Neptune, transforming the beaches and boardwalks into a frenzied, week-long rave. When a girl disappears from a party, Veronica is called in to investigate. But this is no simple missing person's case; the house the girl vanished from belongs to a man with serious criminal ties, and soon Veronica is plunged into a dangerous underworld of drugs and organized crime. And when a major break in the investigation has a shocking connection to Veronica's past, the case hits closer to home than she ever imagined. In `Veronica Mars,` Rob Thomas has created a groundbreaking female detective who's part Phillip Marlowe, part Nancy Drew, and all snark. With its sharp plot and clever twists, `The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line` will keep you guessing until the very last page.

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    Veronica Mars: The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Rob Thomas, By (author) Jennifer Graham
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 324
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 205 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 254 g
    ISBN 13: 9780804170703
    ISBN 10: 0804170703

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC subject category V2: FF, FA
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC subject category V2: FH
    DC22: FIC
    BIC E4L: CRI
    DC21: 813.6
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    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.1
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11200
    B&T General Subject: 550
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 75
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Libri: AMER3730, ENGM1020
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE
    BISAC V2.8: FIC021000
    Ingram Subject Code: FM
    Libri: I-FM
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP034
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/ADOLES
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    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    DC22: 813/.6
    BISAC V2.8: FIC022040
    B&T Approval Code: A23400000
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    BISAC V2.8: FIC031010
    LC classification: PS3620.H639 V47 2014
    Thema V1.0: FB, FH, FFS
    BIC E4L: CRM
    Vintage Books
    Imprint name
    Vintage Books
    Publication date
    25 March 2014
    Author Information
    Rob Thomas Rob Thomas is the creator of the television series `Veronica Mars `and the cocreator of the television series `Party``Down.` He lives in Austin with his wife and two children. He hasn't fully recovered from Ray Allen's three-pointer in Game 6 of the 2013 NBA Finals. Jennifer Graham Jennifer Graham graduated from Reed College and received her MFA from the University of Texas at Austin. Her short stories have appeared in `The Seattle``Review `and `Zahir.` She currently lives in Austin with her husband.
    Review quote
    Praise for the television series `Veronica Mars` A `Time`, ` Entertainment Weekly`, and `Salon` Best Show of the Year `Nancy Drew meets Philip Marlowe, and the result is pure nitro.` --Stephen King `Best. Show. Ever. Seriously, I've never gotten more wrapped up in a show I wasn't making, and maybe even more than those. . . . These guys know what they're doing on a level that intimidates me. It's the `Harry Potter` of shows.` --Joss Whedon, creator of `Buffy `and writer/director of Marvel's `The Avengers ` `Classic California film noir. . . . Raymond Chandler in its writing.` --`The Seattle Times ` `Sharp wits, steely nerves, and a wicked sense of humor. . . . This is one TV case we don't want to see closed.`--`USA Today` `It's what lies deeper that not only makes the show remarkable but what defines it. Mysteries are its central metaphor; Veronica solves little puzzles because she, like all of us, cannot unravel the bigger ones. . . . Filled with deft, glorious wit.` --`Entertainment Weekly`