The Resource The book of mirrors : a novel, E.O. Chirovici

The book of mirrors : a novel, E.O. Chirovici

Label
The book of mirrors : a novel
Title
The book of mirrors
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
E.O. Chirovici
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When literary agent Peter Katz receives a partial book submission entitled The Book of Mirrors , he is intrigued by its promise and original voice. The author, Richard Flynn, has written a memoir about his time as an English student at Princeton in the late 1980s, documenting his relationship with the protégée of the famous Professor Joseph Wieder. One night just before Christmas 1987, Wieder was brutally murdered in his home. The case was never solved. Now, twenty-five years later, Katz suspects that Richard Flynn is either using his book to confess to the murder, or to finally reveal who committed the violent crime. But the manuscript ends abruptly--and its author is dying in the hospital with the missing pages nowhere to be found. Hell-bent on getting to the bottom of the story, Katz hires investigative journalist John Keller to research the murder and reconstruct the events for a true crime version of the memoir. Keller tracks down several of the mysterious key players, including retired police detective Roy Freeman, one of the original investigators assigned to the murder case, but he has just been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer's. Inspired by John Keller's investigation, he decides to try and solve the case once and for all, before he starts losing control of his mind. A trip to the Potosi Correctional Centre in Missouri, several interviews, and some ingenious police work finally lead him to a truth that has been buried for over two decades...or has it?
Cataloging source
DLC
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Chirovici, Eugen-Ovidiu
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PC840.13.H525
LC item number
B66 2017
Literary form
fiction
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  • Authors
  • Manuscripts
  • Criminal investigation
Label
The book of mirrors : a novel, E.O. Chirovici
Instantiates
Publication
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 Emily Bestler books/Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
276 pages
Isbn
9781501141546
Lccn
2016011400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn948878184
  • (OCoLC)948878184
Label
The book of mirrors : a novel, E.O. Chirovici
Publication
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 Emily Bestler books/Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
276 pages
Isbn
9781501141546
Lccn
2016011400
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn948878184
  • (OCoLC)948878184

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