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A Nasty Piece of Work, Robert Littell

Label
A Nasty Piece of Work
Title
A Nasty Piece of Work
Statement of responsibility
Robert Littell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A master of the spy genre crafts an exemplary detective novel, starring a former CIA agent turned private investigator, that already has the feel of a classic Robert Littell has been widely praised as one of the best writers in the espionage genre. Now, he's turned his formidable skills towards crime fiction in A Nasty Piece of Work, a novel that has echoes of the great Raymond Chandler. Former CIA agent Lemuel Gunn left the battlefield of Afghanistan for the desert of New Mexico, where he works as a private investigator from the comforts, such as they are, of a mobile home. Into his life comes Ornella Neppi, a thirty-something woman making a hash out of her uncle's bail bonds business. The source of her troubles, Emilio Gava, was arrested for buying cocaine. He's jumped bail and now she's about to pay the price for it. Curiously, no photographs of Gava seem to exist. And once Gunn begins his search, for $95 a day plus expenses, it becomes unclear whether Gava even existed in the first place"--
  • "Robert Littell has been widely praised as one of the best writers in the espionage genre. Now, he's turned his formidable skills towards crime fiction in a novel that has echoes of the great Raymond Chandler. Former CIA agent Lemuel Gunn left the battlefield of Afghanistan for the desert of New Mexico, where he works as a private investigator from the comforts, such as they are, of a mobile home. Into his life comes Ornella Neppi, a thirty-something woman making a hash out of her uncle's bail bonds business. The source of her troubles, Emilio Gava, was arrested for buying cocaine. He's jumped bail and now she's about to pay the price for it. Curiously, no photographs of Gava seem to exist. And once Gunn begins his search, for $95 a day plus expenses, it becomes unclear whether Gava even existed in the first place"--
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Littell, Robert
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3562.I7827
LC item number
N37 2013eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Private investigators
  • Bail bond agents
  • Missing persons
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Bail bond agents
  • Missing persons
  • Private investigators
  • Kriminalroman
  • Amerikanisches Englisch
  • New Mexico
  • New Mexico
Label
A Nasty Piece of Work, Robert Littell
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 259 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781250022806
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C690E955-3F0A-48FE-80E9-FD268309BD05
System control number
  • (OCoLC)887294063
  • ocn887294063
  • 2408904
Label
A Nasty Piece of Work, Robert Littell
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 259 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781250022806
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C690E955-3F0A-48FE-80E9-FD268309BD05
System control number
  • (OCoLC)887294063
  • ocn887294063
  • 2408904

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