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The Resource The dog killer of Utica : an Eliot Conte Mystery, Frank Lentricchia

The dog killer of Utica : an Eliot Conte Mystery, Frank Lentricchia

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The dog killer of Utica : an Eliot Conte Mystery
Title
The dog killer of Utica
Title remainder
an Eliot Conte Mystery
Statement of responsibility
Frank Lentricchia
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Language
eng
Summary
""Dirty Harry of Literary Criticism" Frank Lentricchia launches book two of his new mystery series, featuring Eliot Conte, a PI who's "part Mike Hammer and part William S. Burroughs... an instant original," according to the Washington Post. Eliot Conte's story is pure noir, as he hunts for a local dog killer in ways that don't always adhere to the law. This novel features the hard diction and the fast pace of the best Italian-American crime fiction. Lentricchia's portrayal of upstate New York--Richard Russo territory--is equally unnerving and poignant. After the events of The Accidental Pallbearer, Eliot Conte decides to leave the private eye game and return to his great love: teaching American literature. He has also embarked on a relationship with Catherine Cruz, the attractive and smart policewoman he met while unravelling the story of his father's involvement with a major Mob hit in the 70s, back in the days when Utica was "the Sin City of the East." But the peace doesn't last long: one of Eliot's students, a Bosnian Muslim, disappears, leaving a trail of texts and emails that suggest a terrorism plot underway, and meanwhile, the tightknit community is disturbed by a series of brutal murders of pet dogs. Eliot thinks there's more to it than a random madman, and that, in fact, the killings might be a message meant for Eliot himself. With the help of Catherine and a teenage hacker, Utica's most reluctant--and most opera-loving--private detective gets back into business"--
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Summary
Pursuing a teaching job and a relationship with Catherine Cruz after the events in The Accidental Pallbearer, Eliot Conte investigates a Muslim student's disappearance amid clues about a terrorist plot and a series of pet dog killings
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10302178
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Lentricchia, Frank
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3562.E4937
LC item number
D64 2014
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Eliot Conte novels
Series volume
0002
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  • Private investigators
  • Animal welfare
  • Dogs
  • Law enforcement
  • Organized crime
  • Murder
Target audience
adult
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an Eliot Conte Mystery
Label
The dog killer of Utica : an Eliot Conte Mystery, Frank Lentricchia
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
Control code
ocn865574859
Extent
pages cm.
Isbn
9781612193373
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013046526
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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(OCoLC)865574859
Label
The dog killer of Utica : an Eliot Conte Mystery, Frank Lentricchia
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn865574859
Extent
pages cm.
Isbn
9781612193373
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013046526
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)865574859

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