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The Resource The Painted Gun

The Painted Gun

Label
The Painted Gun
Title
The Painted Gun
Statement of responsibility
Bradley Spinelli
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
ists and turns...Highly recommended." --Col's Criminal Library "It's classic noir with a little technology that turns into an international thriller. Though it's a dangerous leap mixing both genres, author Bradley Spinelli succeedsThe Painted Gun will keep readers hooked at every page." --Underrated Reads "One of the best aspects of The Painted Gun is its sense of place. The seedier sides of San Francisco are brought to life with all the expected characters...A wonderful diversion." --Confessions of a Cyberlibrarian "An intriguing read." --Life Within the Pages "The Painted Gun is hardboiled like they don't make anymore. Whiplash twists, razor-sharp prose, an addictive narrative--I couldn't read it fast enough." --Rob Hart, author of South Village It's 1997 at the dawn of the digital age in San Francisco. Ex-journalist and struggling alcoholic David "Itchy" Crane's fledgling "information consultancy" business is getting slowly buried by bad luck, bad decisions, and the growing presence of the Internet. Before he can completely self-destruct, a private investigator offers him fifty grand to find a missing girl named Ashley. Crane takes the job because the money's right and because the only clue to her disappearance is a dead-on oil portrait of Crane himself--painted by the mysterious missing girl whom he has never met. As Crane's search for Ashley becomes an obsession, he stumbles upon a s
Summary
A washed-up ex-journalist looking for a missing girl in San Francisco is framed for a series of murders
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10556104
Cataloging source
BT
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Bradley Spinelli
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Fiction / Noir
Target audience
adult
Label
The Painted Gun
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300008871
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781617755057
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Painted Gun
Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300008871
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781617755057
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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