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False mermaid, Erin Hart

Label
False mermaid
Title
False mermaid
Statement of responsibility
Erin Hart
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"American pathologist Nora Gavin fled to Ireland three years ago, hoping that distance from home would bring her peace. Though she threw herself into the study of bog bodies and the mysteries of their circumstances, she was ultimately led back to the one mystery she was unable to solve, the murder of her sister, Tríona... Determined to put her sister's case to rest and anxious about her eleven-year-old niece, Elizabeth, Nora returns to Saint Paul, Minnesota, to find that her brother-in-law, Peter Hallett, is about to remarry and has plans to leave the country with his new bride... Time is short, and as Nora begins reinvestigating her sister's death... What is the significance of the "false mermaid" seeds found on Tríona's body? Why was her behavior so erratic in the days before her murder? Is there a link between Tríona's death and that of another young woman? Nora's search for answers takes her from the banks of the Mississippi to the cliffs of Ireland, where the eerie story of a fisherman's wife who vanished more than a century ago offers up uncanny parallels..."--p. [2-3] of jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hart, Erin
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3608.A785
LC item number
F36 2010
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women pathologists
  • Murder
  • Saint Paul (Minn.)
  • Donegal (Ireland : County)
  • Folklore
Label
False mermaid, Erin Hart
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocn424555326
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Extent
318 p.
Isbn
9781416563761
Lccn
2009037969
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)424555326
Label
False mermaid, Erin Hart
Publication
Control code
ocn424555326
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Extent
318 p.
Isbn
9781416563761
Lccn
2009037969
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)424555326

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