The Resource Angle of attack, by Rex Burns, (electronic resource)

Angle of attack, by Rex Burns, (electronic resource)

Label
Angle of attack
Title
Angle of attack
Statement of responsibility
by Rex Burns
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A tip about a murdered mob boss forces Gabe Wager to reopen a cold case A year ago, Marco Scorvelli was murdered while picking up his morning paper. A sawed-off shotgun put a hole in his stomach, and streaked the inside of his sports coat with the mob boss's innards. As Scorvelli crawled towards his front door, the killer left the shotgun angled neatly on the sidewalk. No prints were recovered, and no headway was ever made on the case. Now a reliable underworld source passes a message to homicide detective Gabe Wager. The killing wasn't ordered by a rival family, but by Scorvelli's brother, in an attempt to take control of the organization. After a year of peace, a war is about to erupt between Denver's Italian and Hispanic crime syndicates, and Gabe Wager will be in the middle, trying to keep the city from burning to the ground
Member of
Summary
Assigned to investigate the gangland style murder of young Frank Corvino, Gabriel Wager, a tough Chicano police detective, probes into mob affairs even though Corvino had no apparent link with organized crime
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Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10527956
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Burns, Rex
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
Series statement
Gabe Wager mysteries
Series volume
0004
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wager, Gabriel (Fictitious character)
  • Police
  • Denver (Colo.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Angle of attack, by Rex Burns, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11551961
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453247914
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11551961
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Angle of attack, by Rex Burns, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11551961
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453247914
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11551961
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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