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Ghost Country

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ISBN-10: 0385333366

ISBN-13: 9780385333368

Edition: N/A

Authors: Sara Paretsky

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Sara Paretsky's genius made Chicago private eye'160;'160;V.I. Warshawski a household name.'160;'160;Now the New York Times bestselling author explores an unseen corner of the city she loves.'160;'160;In Ghost Country she has written a parable for the millennium, a powerful, haunting novel of magic and miracles, of four troubled people who meet beneath Chicago's shadowy streets--and of the woman whose mysterious appearance changes all of their lives forever. They come from different worlds and meet at a time of crisis for all of them.'160;'160;Luisa, a drunken diva fallen on hard times, discovers on Chicago's streets a drama greater than any she has experienced onstage.'160;'160;Madeleine, a…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/11/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Author Sara Paretsky was born in Ames, Iowa on June 8, 1947. She received a degree in political science from the University of Kansas and ultimately completed a Ph.D. in history at the University of Chicago; her dissertation was entitled "The Breakdown of Moral Philosophy in New England Before the Civil War." She also earned an MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. She married a professor of physics (University of Chicago). The protagonist of all but two of Paretsky's novels is V.I. Warshawski, a female private investigator. V. I. Warshawsky shows a female detective succeeding a traditionally male role. Paretsky has won numerous awards for her work including the…