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Blood Shot

Blood Shot( )
Author: Paretsky, Sara
Series title:V. I. Warshawski Ser.
ISBN:978-0-440-20420-6
Publication Date:May 1989
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Dell
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $7.99
Book Description:

"No one, male or female, writes better P.I. books than Paretsky."--The Denver Post  V. I. Warshawski isn't crazy about going back to her old south Chicago neighborhood, but a promise is something she always keeps. Caroline, a childhood friend, has a dying mother and a problem--after twenty-five years she wants V.I. to find the father she never knew. But when V.I. starts probing into the past, she  stumbles onto some long-buried...
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Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.095 x 6.825 x 1.053 Inches
Book Weight:0.418 Pounds
Author Biography
Paretsky, Sara (Author)
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 Silver Dagger Award for Toxic Shock, the Gold Dagger award for Blacklist, and the Diamond Dagger for Lifetime achievement from the British Crime Writers Association.

Her title Brush Back made the New York Times Best Seller List in 2015.

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