"d" is for deadbeat : Kinsey Millhone Series, Book 4. / Sue Grafton.
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- ISBN: 9781429909327 (electronic bk)
- Edition: 1.
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2010.
|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
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