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The Resource A dead hand : a crime in Calcutta, Paul Theroux

A dead hand : a crime in Calcutta, Paul Theroux

Label
A dead hand : a crime in Calcutta
Title
A dead hand
Title remainder
a crime in Calcutta
Statement of responsibility
Paul Theroux
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Jerry Delfont, a travel writer with writer's block, receives a letter from an American philanthropist, Mrs Merrill Unger, with news of a scandal involving an Indian friend of her son's, he is sufficiently intrigued to pursue the story. Who is the dead boy found on the floor of a cheap hotel room, how and why did he die?
Summary
When Jerry Delfont, a travel writer with writer's block, receives a letter from an American philanthropist, Mrs Merrill Unger, with news of a scandal involving an Indian friend of her son's, he is sufficiently intrigued to pursue the story. Who is the dead boy found on the floor of a cheap hotel room, how and why did he die?
Tone
Writing style
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338432
Cataloging source
DLC
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Theroux, Paul
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3570.H4
LC item number
D43 2010
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Travel writers
  • Americans
  • Kolkata (India)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a crime in Calcutta
Label
A dead hand : a crime in Calcutta, Paul Theroux
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19877507
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9780547260242
Lccn
2009014083
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)318415601
Label
A dead hand : a crime in Calcutta, Paul Theroux
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19877507
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9780547260242
Lccn
2009014083
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)318415601

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