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Random House Publishing Group, Feb 9, 2011 - Fiction - 320 pages
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When Chicago Black Hawks hockey legend Boom Boom Warshawski slips off a wharf and drowns in Lake Michigan, cousin V.I. questions the report of accidental death and rumors of suicide.

V.I. searches for leads and finds a trail of violence and corruption. It takes her to the center of Chicago's powerful shipping industry. There she ferrets out her cousin's killer -- but nearly gets painted out of the picture -- permanently!

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User Review  - DabOfDarkness - LibraryThing

Note: Even though this is Book 2 in the series, it works just fine as a stand alone novel. Set in the 1990s in Chicago, Vick Warshawski is a private detective. The story opens with a funeral for her ... Read full review

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I was a little under-the-weather this weekend, so I was glad to be distracted by this second book in the V. I. Warshawski series. I started this series when Sara Paretsky came to the Iowa City Book ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Sara Paretsky is the author of many novels, including her V. I. Warshawski series, which began with Indemnity Only. She lives in Chicago.

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