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The Resource A beautiful place to die : a novel, Malla Nunn

A beautiful place to die : a novel, Malla Nunn

Label
A beautiful place to die : a novel
Title
A beautiful place to die
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Malla Nunn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1952 South Africa, as apartheid laws are going into effect, English detective Emmanuel Cooper's investigation into an Afrikaans police officer's murder is hampered by the Afrikaner Secret Police's campaign to capture black communist radicals
Member of
Summary
Jacob's Rest, a tiny town on the border between South Africa and Mozambique, 1952. An Afrikaner police officer is found dead. Detective Emmanuel Cooper, an Englishman, begins investigating the murder following a trail of clues that lead him to uncover ashocking forbidden love and the imperfect life of one Captain Pretorius
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Davitt Awards, Best Adult Novel, 2009.
  • RUSA Reading List, 2010.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
294889
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • BO8W
  • CP9A
  • FC8L
  • K8RT
  • LJER
  • PWS
  • W8J4
  • XCAI
  • XNOS
  • XPPL
  • ZA8K
  • ZB8K
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nunn, Malla
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.4
LC item number
.N86 2009
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Detective Emmanuel Cooper mysteries
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Police
  • Murder
  • South Africa
  • South Africa
Target audience
adult
Label
A beautiful place to die : a novel, Malla Nunn
Instantiates
Publication
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
18294058
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Atria Books hardcover ed.
Extent
375 pages
Isbn
9781416586203
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2008025858
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(DLC)BK0007634730
Label
A beautiful place to die : a novel, Malla Nunn
Publication
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
18294058
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Atria Books hardcover ed.
Extent
375 pages
Isbn
9781416586203
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2008025858
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(DLC)BK0007634730

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