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The Resource The poet, Michael Connelly

The poet, Michael Connelly

Label
The poet
Title
The poet
Statement of responsibility
Michael Connelly
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A psychological thriller on a serial killer who hunts homicide detectives. The hero of the tale is Denver newspaper reporter Jack McEvoy whose brother, a detective, shoots himself. McEvoy investigates police suicides in other cities and discovers a sinister pattern: sex killings followed by the "suicide" of the detective on the case and a suicide note in the form of a poetic riddle. In this way McEvoy stumbles on the killer known to the FBI as The Poet, and teams up with Rachel Walling, a beautiful FBI agent, to capture him
Summary
When his homicide detective brother suddenly kills himself, Jack McEvoy--crime reporter for the "Denver Post"--undertakes an investigative report into police suicides, only to uncover a sinister pattern that leads to a devious serial cop killer called "The Poet."
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Anthony Award for Best Novel, 1997.
  • Dilys Award, 1997.
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021221
Cataloging source
GZM
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1956-
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Connelly, Michael
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Serial murders
  • Police murders
  • Homicide investigation
  • Journalists
Target audience
adult
Label
The poet, Michael Connelly
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published : Boston : Little, Brown and Company
Control code
ocm36216531
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
500 p.
Isbn
9780446602617
System control number
(Sirsi) ABM-2507
Label
The poet, Michael Connelly
Publication
Note
Originally published : Boston : Little, Brown and Company
Control code
ocm36216531
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
500 p.
Isbn
9780446602617
System control number
(Sirsi) ABM-2507

Library Locations

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