Carved in Bone

Carved in Bone : A Body Farm Novel

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The Body Farm is a patch of ground in Tennessee dedicated to the science of death, where human remains lie exposed to be studied for their secrets.

Renowned anthropologist Dr. Bill Brockton has spent his career surrounded by death at the Body Farm. Now he's being called upon to help solve a baffling puzzle in a remote mountain community. The mummified corpse of a young woman dead for thirty years has been discovered in a cave, the body bizarrely preserved and transformed by the environment's unique chemistry. But Brockton's investigation is threatening to open old wounds among an insularpeople who won't forget or forgive. And a long-buried secretprematurely exposed could inflame Brockton's own guilt--and the dangerous hostility of bitter enemies determined to see himfail . . . by any means necessary.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 104.14 x 187.96 x 27.94mm | 113.4g
  • English
  • Reissue
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0062277359
  • 9780062277350
  • 420,387

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"CARVED IN BONE brims with terrific forensic detail...the real deal." Kathy Reichs, New York Times bestselling author
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"[F]ascinating...a delightful course in "how to examine a skeleton," and the intrigues of the Tennessee moonshine backwoods!"--Michael M. Baden, M.D., author of Remains Silent and former Chief Medical Examiner, New York City
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