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The Resource Wilde Lake, Laura Lippman

Wilde Lake, Laura Lippman

Label
Wilde Lake
Title
Wilde Lake
Statement of responsibility
Laura Lippman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Luisa "Lu" Brant is the newly elected - and first female - state's attorney of Howard County, Maryland, a job in which her widower father famously served. Fiercely intelligent and ambitious, she sees an opportunity to make her name by trying a mentally disturbed drifter accused of beating a woman to death in her home. It's not the kind of case that makes headlines, but peaceful Howard County doesn't see many homicides. As Lu prepares for the trial, the case dredges up painful memories, reminding her small, but tight-knit, family of the night when her brother, AJ, saved his best friend at the cost of another man's life. Only eighteen, AJ was cleared by a grand jury. Now, Lu wonders if the events of 1980 happened as she remembers them. What details might have been withheld from her when she was a child?
Summary
Luisa "Lu" Brant is the newly elected-- and first female-- state's attorney of Howard County, Maryland, a job in which her widower father famously served. Fiercely intelligent and ambitious, she sees an opportunity to make her name by trying a mentally disturbed drifter accused of beating a woman to death in her home. It's not the kind of case that makes headlines, but peaceful Howard County doesn't see many homicides. As Lu prepares for the trial, the case dredges up painful memories, reminding her small, but tight-knit, family of the night when her brother, AJ, saved his best friend at the cost of another man's life. Only eighteen, AJ was cleared by a grand jury. Now, Lu wonders if the events of 1980 happened as she remembers them. What details might have been withheld from her when she was a child?
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10480802
Cataloging source
NNRL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lippman, Laura
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women lawyers
  • Government attorneys
  • Trials (Homicide)
  • Howard County (Md.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Wilde Lake, Laura Lippman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
000058013291
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
352 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780571321759
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)954491986
Label
Wilde Lake, Laura Lippman
Publication
Copyright
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
000058013291
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
352 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780571321759
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)954491986

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