The Resource Blood curse : the springtime of Commissario Ricciardi, (electronic resource)

Blood curse : the springtime of Commissario Ricciardi, (electronic resource)

Label
Blood curse : the springtime of Commissario Ricciardi
Title
Blood curse
Title remainder
the springtime of Commissario Ricciardi
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ricciardi has visions. He sees and hears the final seconds in the lives of victims of violent deaths. It is both a gift and a curse. It has helped him become one of the most acute and successful homicide detectives in the Naples police force. But all that horror and suffering has hollowed him out emotionally. He drinks and doesn't sleep. Other than his loyal partner Brigadier Maione he has no friends. Naples, 1931. In a working class apartment in the Sanita' neighborhood an elderly woman by the name of Carmela Calise has been beaten to death. When Ricciardi and Maione arrive at the scene they start asking the neighbors questions. No one wants to talk but slowly a few interesting facts slip out. Carmela Calise was moonlighting as a fortuneteller and moneylender. In her decrepit apartment she would receive clients, among them some of the city's rich and powerful, predicting their futures in such a way as to manipulate and deceive. If economic ruin lurked in their futures, Calise was happy to help. For a price, of course. She had many enemies, those indebted to her, manipulated by her lies, disappointed by her prophesies or destroyed by her machinations. Murder suspects in this atmospheric thriller abound and Commissario Ricciardi, one of the most original and intriguing investigators in contemporary crime fiction, will have his work cut out for him
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Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
De Giovanni, Maurizio
Dewey number
853/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
World noir
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fortune-tellers
  • Electronic books
  • Naples (Italy)
  • Police
  • Murder
Target audience
adult
Label
Blood curse : the springtime of Commissario Ricciardi, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12063411
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12063411
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12063411
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12063411
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Blood curse : the springtime of Commissario Ricciardi, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12063411
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12063411
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12063411
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12063411
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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