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The Resource Beastly things, Donna Leon

Beastly things, Donna Leon

Label
Beastly things
Title
Beastly things
Statement of responsibility
Donna Leon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When the body of man is found in a canal, damaged by the tides, carrying no wallet, and wearing only one shoe, Brunetti has little to work with. No local has filed a missing-person report, and no hotel guests have disappeared. Where was the crime scene? And how can Brunetti identify the man when he can't show pictures of his face? The autopsy shows a way forward: it turns out the man was suffering from a rare, disfiguring disease. With Inspector Vianello, Brunetti canvasses shoe stores, and winds up on the mainland in Mestre, outside of his usual sphere. From a shopkeeper, they learn that the man had a kindly way with animals. At the same time, animal rights and meat consumption are quickly becoming preoccupying issues at the Venice Questura, and in Brunetti's home, where conversation at family meals offer a window into the joys and conflicts of Italian life. Perhaps with the help of Signorina Elettra, Brunetti and Vianello can identify the man and understand why someone wanted him dead
Member of
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Leon, Donna
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3562.E534
LC item number
B43 2012
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Commissario Guido Brunetti mystery
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  • Brunetti, Guido (Fictitious character)
  • Police
  • Venice (Italy)
Label
Beastly things, Donna Leon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Map on endpapers
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
1350409
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9780802120236
Isbn Type
(trade)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1350409
  • (Sirsi) 1350409
  • (OCoLC)757476695
Label
Beastly things, Donna Leon
Publication
Note
Map on endpapers
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
1350409
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9780802120236
Isbn Type
(trade)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1350409
  • (Sirsi) 1350409
  • (OCoLC)757476695

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