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The Resource My darling detective, Howard Norman

My darling detective, Howard Norman

Label
My darling detective
Title
My darling detective
Statement of responsibility
Howard Norman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Jacob Rigolet, soon to be fired from his position as assistant to a wealthy art collector, looks up from his seat at an auction to see his mother, Nora Ives Rigolet, until that day head librarian at Halifax Free Library, walk almost casually up the aisle and fling an open jar of black ink at master photographer Robert Capa's "Death on a Leipzig Balcony." Jacob's fiancee, the erotically accomplished Detective Martha Crauchet, is assigned to the interrogation. In My Darling Detective, Howard Norman delivers a fond and witty homage to noir, as Jacob's understanding of the man he has always assumed to be his father unravels against the darker truth of Emil Smith, a Halifax police officer suspected but never convicted of murdering two Jewish residents during the shocking upswing of anti semitism in 1945, the year Jacob was born. The denouement, involving a dire shootout and an emergency delivery--it's the second Rigolet to be born in the Halifax Free Library in a span of three decades--is Howard Norman at his "provocative ... haunting" and uncannily moving best. (Janet Maslin, New York Times)"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Norman, Howard A.
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.N564
LC item number
M92 2017
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Antisemitism
Label
My darling detective, Howard Norman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel"--Book jacket
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
ocn953709994
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
245 pages
Isbn
9780544236103
Lccn
2016046954
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o953709994
  • (OCoLC)953709994
  • (Sirsi) b1483519
Label
My darling detective, Howard Norman
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A novel"--Book jacket
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
ocn953709994
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
245 pages
Isbn
9780544236103
Lccn
2016046954
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o953709994
  • (OCoLC)953709994
  • (Sirsi) b1483519

Library Locations

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