The Resource The last refuge, Chris Knopf, (electronic resource)

The last refuge, Chris Knopf, (electronic resource)

Label
The last refuge
Title
The last refuge
Statement of responsibility
Chris Knopf
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Language
eng
Summary
Sam Acquillo is at the end of the line. A middle-aged corporate dropout living in his dead parents ramshackle cottage in the Hamptons, Sam has abandoned his friends, family and a big-time career to sit on his porch, drink vodka and stare at the Little Peconic Bay. But when the old lady next door ends up floating dead in her bathtub it seems like Sam is the only one who wonders why. Burned-out, busted up and cynical, the ex-engineer, ex-professional boxer, ex-loving father and husband finds himself uncovering secrets no one could have imagined, least of all Sam himself. Meanwhile, a procession of quirky characters intrudes on Sam s misanthropic ways. A beautiful banker, pot-smoking lawyer, bug-eyed fisherman and gay billionaire join a full complement of cops, thugs and local luminaries in this tale of money and murder
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Summary
Sam Acquillo is at the end of the line. A middle-aged corporate dropout living in a ramshackle cottage in Southampton's North Sea, Sam has abandoned friends, family, and a big-time career to sit on his porch, drink vodka, and stare at the Little Peconic Bay. But then the old lady next door ends up floating dead in her bathtub, and it seems that Sam is the only one who wonders why. Despite himself, burned out, busted up, and cynical, the ex-engineer, ex-professional boxer, ex-loving father and husband finds himself uncovering secrets no one could have imagined, least of all Sam himself
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134275
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Knopf, Chris
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
Series statement
Sam Acquillo mysteries
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Older women
  • Middle-aged men
  • Unemployed
  • Acquillo, Sam (Fictitious character)
  • Southampton (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The last refuge, Chris Knopf, (electronic resource)
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Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11283100
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781579622336
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11283100
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The last refuge, Chris Knopf, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11283100
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781579622336
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11283100
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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