The Resource The woman in the blue cloak, Deon Meyer ; translated from Afrikaans by K.L. Seegers

The woman in the blue cloak, Deon Meyer ; translated from Afrikaans by K.L. Seegers

Label
The woman in the blue cloak
Title
The woman in the blue cloak
Statement of responsibility
Deon Meyer ; translated from Afrikaans by K.L. Seegers
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • afr
  • eng
Summary
Early on a May morning in the depth of South Africa's winter, a woman's naked body, washed in bleach, is discovered on a stone wall beside the N2 highway at the top of Sir Lowry's Pass, some thirty-five miles from Cape Town. The local investigation stalls, so the case is referred to Captain Benny Griessel and his colorful partner Vaughn Cupido of the Hawks -- the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigations. The woman proves to be Alicia Lewis, an expert in old Dutch Masters paintings specializing in the recovery of valuable lost art. Discovering the two men she had contacted before coming to South Africa reveals what she was seeking -- a rare painting by Carel Fabritius, Rembrandt's finest student, not seen since it disappeared from Delft in 1654. But how Lewis died, why, and at whose hand shocks even the two veteran detectives
Member of
Cataloging source
IEN/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Meyer, Deon
Dewey number
839.3636
Index
no index present
LC call number
PT6592.23.E94
LC item number
V7613 2019
Literary form
novels
Series statement
A Benny Griessel mystery
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fabritius, Carel
  • Griessel, Benny
  • Detectives
  • Murder
  • Women
  • Art historians
  • Lost works of art
  • Cape Town (South Africa)
Label
The woman in the blue cloak, Deon Meyer ; translated from Afrikaans by K.L. Seegers
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
172 pages
Isbn
9780802147233
Lccn
2018058494
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1056197292
  • (OCoLC)1056197292
Label
The woman in the blue cloak, Deon Meyer ; translated from Afrikaans by K.L. Seegers
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
172 pages
Isbn
9780802147233
Lccn
2018058494
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1056197292
  • (OCoLC)1056197292

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