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"d" is for deadbeat [electronic resource] : Kinsey Millhone Series, Book 4. Sue Grafton.

Grafton, Sue. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781429909327 (electronic bk)
  • Edition: 1.
  • Date Published: 2010.

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Summary, etc.: He called himself Alvin Limardo, and the job he had for Kinsey was cut-and-dried: locate a kid who'd done him a favor and pass on a check for $25,000. It was only later, after he'd stiffed her for her retainer, that Kinsey found out his name was Daggett. John Daggett. Ex-con. Inveterate liar. Chronic drunk. And dead. The cops called it an accident--death by drowning. Kinsey wasn't so sure.Pulled into the detritus of a dead man's life, Kinsey soon realizes that Daggett had an awful lot of enemies. There's the daughter who grew up with a cheating drunk for a father, and the wife who's become a religious nut in response to an intolerable marriage. There's the lady who thought she was Mrs. Daggett--and has the bruises to prove it--only to discover the legal Mrs. D. And there are the drug dealers out $25,000. But most of all, there are the families of the five people John Daggett killed, victims of his wild, drunken driving. The D.A. called it vehicular manslaughter and...
Target Audience Note: Grade 4
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
5.2 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Holt Paperbacks, 2010. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 228 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Non-English Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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