The Resource Blood at the root : a novel of suspense, Peter Robinson

Blood at the root : a novel of suspense, Peter Robinson

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Blood at the root : a novel of suspense
Title
Blood at the root
Title remainder
a novel of suspense
Statement of responsibility
Peter Robinson
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Dead right
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When the brutally beaten body of a young man is found in an alley, Eastvale's Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks and his colleague, Detective Constable Susan Gay, have no choice but to lock up the three Pakistani youths who seemingly started it all after an argument in a pub. But they're out in no time, and Banks is in big trouble with the chief for risking a racial incident with the arrest. Ordered to run the investigation from his desk and leave the legwork to others, Banks's hands are tied and his temper is flaring.When disturbing facts start emerging about the victim, Banks can't simply sit at his desk-and he soon alienates himself from both the investigation and his own department. While his twenty-year marriage crumbles around him, he tries to make sense of a gray world grown ever more black and sinister, as he follows a treacherous trail of hate, greed, and twisted philosophy that leads to the darkest pits of a man's inhumanity to man.Brilliant and exasperating by turns, Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks inhabits a Yorkshire landscape colored in shades of gray where good and evil seldom conform to their comfortingly ordinary colors of black and white
Member of
Summary
Jason Fox, a member of a white power organization, was found dead on a rainy night, smashed over the head with a beer bottle and beaten to death. When Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks thinks he has a handle on the case, an unexpected discovery forces him to reconsider everything he believes.
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Midwest
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hoopla (Digital media service)
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1950-
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Robinson, Peter
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fiction
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Read by James Langton
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Langton, James
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True
Series statement
Inspector Alan Banks mysteries
Series volume
0009
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  • Banks, Alan
  • Police
Target audience
adult
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Label
Blood at the root : a novel of suspense, Peter Robinson
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 30 min.))
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  • electronic
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9781400192670
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Label
Blood at the root : a novel of suspense, Peter Robinson
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
  • sz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT10755960
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781400192670
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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audio
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rdamedia.
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  • s
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT10755960
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10755960
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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