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Hard Time (V.I. Warshawski Novels)

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Published by Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery & Detective - Hard-Boiled,
  • Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9490315M
    ISBN 100606189858
    ISBN 109780606189859


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Hard Time is the ninth book in the Warshawski series but the first one to be published in five years. Author Paretsky has written and published a couple of books in that time but not in this series.

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