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The Resource The potter's field, Andrea Camilleri ; translated by Stephen Sartarelli

The potter's field, Andrea Camilleri ; translated by Stephen Sartarelli

Label
The potter's field
Title
The potter's field
Statement of responsibility
Andrea Camilleri ; translated by Stephen Sartarelli
Title variation
potters field
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Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
An unidentified corpse is found near Vigᡴa, a town known for its soil rich with potter's clay. Meanwhile, a woman reports the disappearance of her husband, a Colombian man with Sicilian origins who turns out to be related to a local mobster. Then Inspector Montalbano remembers the story from the Bible-- Judas's betrayal, the act of remorse, and the money for the potter's field, where those of unknown or foreign origin are to be buried-- and slowly, through myriad betrayals, finds his way to the solution to the crime
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Summary
An unidentified corpse is found near Vigata, a town known for its soil rich with potter's clay. Meanwhile, a woman reports the disappearance of her husband, a Colombian man with Sicilian origins who turns out to be related to a local mobster. Then Inspector Montalbano remembers the story from the Bible-- Judas's betrayal, the act of remorse, and the money for the potter's field, where those of unknown or foreign origin are to be buried-- and slowly, through myriad betrayals, finds his way to the solution to the crime.
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Award
Duncan Lawrie International Dagger, 2012.
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10019078
Cataloging source
DLC
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Camilleri, Andrea
Dewey number
853.914
Index
no index present
Language note
Translation of: Il campo del vasio
Literary form
fiction
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1954-
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Sartarelli, Stephen
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True
Series statement
An Inspector Montalbano mystery
Series volume
0013
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  • Murder
  • Montalbano, Salvo (Fictitious character)
  • Italy
Target audience
adult
Label
The potter's field, Andrea Camilleri ; translated by Stephen Sartarelli
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Publication
Note
Includes Notes, compiled by Stephen Sartelli (p. 273-277)
Control code
000047440814
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
277 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780143120131
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
The potter's field, Andrea Camilleri ; translated by Stephen Sartarelli
Publication
Note
Includes Notes, compiled by Stephen Sartelli (p. 273-277)
Control code
000047440814
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
277 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780143120131
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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