The Resource Truth, Peter Temple

Truth, Peter Temple

Label
Truth
Title
Truth
Statement of responsibility
Peter Temple
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"At the close of a long day, Inspector Stephen Villani stands in the bathroom of a luxury apartment high above the city. In the glass bath, a young woman lies dead. So begins Truth, the sequel to Peter Temple's bestselling masterpiece, The Broken Shore. Villani's job as head of the Victoria Police Homicide Squad is bathed in blood and sorrow. His life is his work. It is his identity, his calling, his touchstone. But now, over a few sweltering summer days, as fires burn across the state and his superiors and colleagues scheme and jostle, he finds all the certainties of his life are crumbling. Truth is a novel about a man, a family, a city. It is about violence, murder, love, corruption, honour and deceit. And it is about truth."--Book jacket
Member of
Summary
At the close of a long day, Inspector Stephen Villani stands in the bathroom of a luxury apartment high above the city. In the glass bath, a young woman lies dead, a panic button within reach. So begins the sequel to Peter Temple's bestselling masterpiece, The Broken Shore, winner of the Gold Dagger for Best Crime Novel. Villani's life is his work. It is his identity, his calling, his touchstone. But now, over a few sweltering summer days, as fires burn across the state and his superiors and colleagues scheme and jostle, he finds all the certainties of his life are crumbling. Truth is a novel about a man, a family, a city. It is about violence, murder, love, corruption, honour and deceit. And it is about truth.
Theme
Storyline
Writing style
Award
  • Australian Book Industry Awards, General Fiction Book of the Year, 2010.
  • Miles Franklin Award, 2010.
  • Victorian Premier's Literary Awards, Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction, 2010.
Awards note
"Miles Franklin Awards 2010 Winner"
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344599
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Temple, Peter
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Broken Shore
Series volume
bk. 2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Truth
  • Police
  • Police
  • Melbourne (Vic.)
Target audience
general
Label
Truth, Peter Temple
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Sequel to: The broken shore
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
000048884062
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
387 p.
Isbn
9781921520716
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)781598186
Label
Truth, Peter Temple
Publication
Note
Sequel to: The broken shore
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
000048884062
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
387 p.
Isbn
9781921520716
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)781598186

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