The Resource Earthly remains, Donna Leon

Earthly remains, Donna Leon

Label
Earthly remains
Title
Earthly remains
Statement of responsibility
Donna Leon
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Donna Leon's bestselling mystery novels have won a multitude of fans for their insider's portrayal of Venice. From family meals to vaporetti rides, the details and rhythms of everyday life are an integral part of this beloved series. But so are the never-ending influx of tourists and the suffocating corruption. Through it all, Leon's Commissario Guido Brunetti, a good man who loves his family and his city, has been an enduring figure, but in Earthly Remains, Brunetti's endurance is tested more than ever before. During an interrogation, Brunetti acts rashly, doing something he quickly comes to regret, and in the fallout, he realizes that he needs a break. Granted leave from the Questura, Brunetti's wife Paola ships him off to a villa owned by a wealthy relative on Sant'Erasmo, one of the largest islands in the laguna. There he intends to pass his days rowing, and his nights reading Pliny's Natural History. The recuperative stay goes according to plan until David Casati, the caretaker of the house, goes missing following a sudden storm. Now, Brunetti feels compelled to investigate, to set aside his leave of absence and understand what happened to the man who had become his friend."--Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Leon, Donna
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3562.E534
LC item number
E17 2017
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
A Commissario Guido Brunetti mystery
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brunetti, Guido (Fictitious character)
  • Police
  • Venice (Italy)
Label
Earthly remains, Donna Leon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Grove Atlantic edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9780802126474
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2017003402
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
2017003402
Label
Earthly remains, Donna Leon
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Grove Atlantic edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9780802126474
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2017003402
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
2017003402

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