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Fever Dream (2010)
Front Cover Book Details
Genre Fiction
Subject Government investigators - Fiction; Pendergast, Aloysius (Fictitious character) - Fiction; Spouses - Crimes against - Fiction
Publication Date 5/11/2010
Format Hardcover
Publisher Grand Central Publishing
Extras Dust Jacket; Dust Jacket Cover
At the old family manse in Louisiana, Special Agent Pendergast is putting to rest long-ignored possessions reminiscent of his wife Helen's tragic death, only to make a stunning-and dreadful-discovery. Helen had been mauled by an unusually large and vicious lion while they were big game hunting in Africa. But now, Pendergast learns that her rifle-her only protection from the beast-had been deliberately loaded with blanks. Who could have wanted Helen dead...and why? With Lieutenant Vincent D'Agosta's assistance, Pendergast embarks on a quest to uncover the mystery of his wife's murder. It is a journey that sends him deep into her past where he learns much that Helen herself had wished to keep hidden. Helen Pendergast had nursed a secret obsession with the famed naturalist-painter John James Audubon, in particular a long-lost painting of his known as the Black Frame.As Pendergast probes more deeply into the riddle-the answer to which is revealed in a night of shocking violence, deep in the Louisiana bayou-he finds himself faced with an even greater question: who was the woman he married?
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Links Library of Congress
Product Details
LoC Classification PS3566.R3982 .F48 2010
Dewey 813
ISBN 9780446554961
Edition [1st ed.]
Cover Price $26.99
No. of Pages 400
First Edition Yes
Rare No