Hardball (Mass Market Paperback)

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November 2009
In Hardball, V.I. Warshawski is asked to locate a man who went missing in 1967, and it comes as no surprise that people desperately want V.I. to leave this case alone. But when her young cousin disappears, even V.I. is astonished to discover the depths of corruption in Chicago politics and how far it taints. This multi-layered story -- part mystery, part social criticism, part glimpse into Chicago history -- will leave you amazed. -- Angela Mann, Kepler's Books & Magazine, Menlo Park, CA

Description


The long-awaited return of V.I. Warshawski

Chicago politics-past, present, and future-take center stage in New York Times bestselling author Sara Peretsky's complex and compelling new V.I. Warshawski novel. When Warshawski is asked to find a man who's been missing for four decades, a search that she figured would be futile becomes lethal. Old skeletons from the city's racially charged history, as well as haunting family secrets-her own and those of the elderly sisters who hired her-rise up with a vengeance.

About the Author


Sara Paretsky is the author of sixteen books, including her renowned V. I. Warshawski novels. Her many awards include the Cartier Diamond Dagger Award for lifetime achievement from the British Crime Writers' Association. She lives in Chicago.

Product Details ISBN-10: 0451412931
ISBN-13: 9780451412935
Published: Signet Select, 07/27/2010
Pages: 576
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 17
Maximum Age: 17
Minimum Grade Level: 12th Grade
Maximum Grade Level: 12th Grade