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The bookman's promise : a Cliff Janeway novel, John Dunning

Label
The bookman's promise : a Cliff Janeway novel
Title
The bookman's promise
Title remainder
a Cliff Janeway novel
Statement of responsibility
John Dunning
Title variation
bookmans promise
Title variation remainder
a Cliff Janeway novel
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Summary
Cliff Janeway is back! The bookman's promise marks the eagerly awaited return of the award-winning crime novel series that helped the nation turn on to first-edition book collecting. The bookman's promise juxtaposes past and present as Denver ex-cop and bookman Cliff Janeway searches for a book and a killer. The quest begins when an old woman -- Josephine Gallant -- learns that Janeway recently bought at auction a signed first edition by the legendary nineteenth-century explorer, Richard Francis Burton. The book is a true classic, telling of Burton's journey -- disguised as a Muslim -- to the forbidden holy cities of Mecca and Medina. The Boston auction house was a distinguished and trustworthy firm, but provenance is sometimes murky and Josephine says it is rightfully hers. She believes that her grandfather had a fabulous collection of Burton material, but everything mysteriously disappeared shortly after her grandfather's death. With little time left in her own life, Josephine begs for Janeway's promise: he must find her grandfather's collection. When a friend is murdered, Janeway must find the answers. Someone today is willing to kill to keep the secrets of the past
Pace
Tone
Writing style
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122173
Cataloging source
DLC
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1942-
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Dunning, John
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Cliff Janeway mysteries
Series volume
0003
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  • Burton, Richard Francis
  • Janeway, Cliff (Fictitious character)
  • Booksellers and bookselling
  • Antiquarian booksellers
  • Ex-police officers
  • Denver (Colo.)
  • Mystery
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a Cliff Janeway novel
Label
The bookman's promise : a Cliff Janeway novel, John Dunning
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm52478460
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
369 p.
Isbn
9780743249928
Lccn
2003054273
Label
The bookman's promise : a Cliff Janeway novel, John Dunning
Publication
Control code
ocm52478460
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
369 p.
Isbn
9780743249928
Lccn
2003054273

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