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Rag and bone / James R. Benn.

Benn, James R., (author.).

Available copies

  • 10 of 10 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 10 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greentown PL - Greentown AF BENN (Text) 75342000070144 Adult Fiction Available -
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch FIC.c Benn, James R. (Text) 78294000230373 Adult Fiction Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland AF BENN (Text) 76383000396022 Adult Fiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Hanover Branch M (Text) 39391100083318 Mystery Available -
North Madison Co PL - Frankton Comm. Library FIC BEN (Text) 30419200445647 Adult Fiction Available -
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster BEN Mystery (Text) 72436000077077 Adult fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield FIC Benn (Text) 31208911228338 fiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette M FIC BEN (Text) 31951003515928 Main Floor - Mysteries Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield MYS Benn (Text) 78292000298221 Adult Mystery Book Collection Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch FIC BENN, JAMES R. "BOYLE" BK.5 (Text) 33946002409121 Fiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781569478493
  • ISBN: 156947849X
  • Physical Description: 305 pages : facsimile ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Soho Press, [2010]

Content descriptions

General Note: Series numeration from NoveList.
Summary, etc.: "Uncle Ike" (aka General Eisenhower) personally pins silver first lieutenant bars on Billy Boyle in Benn's stellar fifth WWII mystery (after 2009's Evil for Evil). In December 1943, Billy's leave with his British girlfriend in Italy is cut short. Orders send him to London to look into a Soviet officer's shooting murder, which may be retaliation for the execution of thousands of Polish officers in the Katyn Forest that's been blamed on the Germans but probably was committed by Russians. Since the Soviets are allies, the investigation requires the utmost sensitivity. Billy's loyalties are tested because his friend who works for the Polish government in exile, Lieutenant Kazimierz, is a prime suspect. Benn excels at depicting the impact of war on London--the bricks from bombed buildings piled neatly on the streets, families living in Tube stations, "the odor of the Blitz." Destruction aside, Billy never forgets that "Even in the midst of war, murder is unacceptable"--Publisher's Weekly.
Subject: Boyle, Billy (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Irish Americans > Fiction.
Private investigators > Fiction.
Russians > England > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > England > London > Fiction.
Katyn Massacre, Katynʹ, Russia, 1940 > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Mystery fiction.
War fiction.
Spy fiction.

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