A Woman's Eye

A Woman's Eye

by Sara Paretsky

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Overview

Crime is common ground for the twenty-one women writers in this extraordinary collection of contemporary mystery fiction.

The voices here include  professional crime solvers who take you from the mean  streets of V.I. Warshawski's  Chicago in a case of music and murder... to the  California freeway where Kinsey Millhone's beloved VW  skids into a shooting... to the gang-held turf of  Sharon says mum's the word. And then there are  mothers, grandmothers, battered wives, and social  workers — ordinary women in extraordinary situations  whose voices reveal contemporary life as seen  through a woman's eye. From the opening tale of a girl  down-and-out in London and what she steals from a  corpse... to the final story of a summer vacation  in the Berkshires, complete with romance and  sudden death... this unique collection brings us great  mystery writing that engages both our intellects  and our hearts.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780440213352
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/28/1992
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 464
Sales rank: 1,157,932
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.74(h) x 1.01(d)

About the Author

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

Hometown:

Chicago, Illinois

Date of Birth:

June 8, 1947

Place of Birth:

Ames, Iowa

Education:

B.A., Political Science, University of Kansas; Ph.D. and M.B.A., University of Chicago

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EYE OF A WOMAN
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