The Resource The knowledge : a Richard Jury mystery, Martha Grimes

The knowledge : a Richard Jury mystery, Martha Grimes

Label
The knowledge : a Richard Jury mystery
Title
The knowledge
Title remainder
a Richard Jury mystery
Statement of responsibility
Martha Grimes
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the latest series outing, The Knowledge, the Scotland Yard detective nearly meets his match in a Baker Street Irregulars-like gang of kids and a homicide case that reaches into east Africa. Robbie Parsons is one of London's finest, a black cab driver who knows every street, every theater, every landmark in the city by heart. In his backseat is a man with a gun in his hand--a man who brazenly committed a crime in front of the Artemis Club, a rarefied art gallery-cum-casino, then jumped in and ordered Parsons to drive. As the criminal eventually escapes to Nairobi, Detective Superintendent Richard Jury comes across the case in the Saturday paper. Two days previously, Jury had met and instantly connected with one of the victims of the crime, a professor of astrophysics at Columbia and an expert gambler. Feeling personally affronted, Jury soon enlists Melrose Plant, Marshall Trueblood, and his whole gang of merry characters to contend with a case that takes unexpected turns into Tanzanian gem mines, a closed casino in Reno, Nevada, and a pub that only London's black cabbies, those who have "the knowledge," can find"--
Member of
Summary
Investigating a double homicide involving a heist at an art gallery and casino, Scotland Yard's Richard Jury teams up with a gang of kids to solve a case with ties to astrophysics, the Tanzanian gem mines, and an act of revenge
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Storyline
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Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10638468
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DLC
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Grimes, Martha
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Richard Jury mystery
Series volume
0024
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jury, Richard (Fictitious character)
  • Police
  • Murder
Target audience
adult
Label
The knowledge : a Richard Jury mystery, Martha Grimes
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1027724941
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First hardcover edition.
Extent
364 pages;
Isbn
9780802128010
Lccn
2018002170
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1027724941
Label
The knowledge : a Richard Jury mystery, Martha Grimes
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1027724941
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First hardcover edition.
Extent
364 pages;
Isbn
9780802128010
Lccn
2018002170
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1027724941

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