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  • MP3 CD
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio (March 25 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1423300092
  • ISBN-13: 978-1423300090
  • Product Dimensions: 19 x 13.7 x 1.5 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 91 g
  • Average Customer Review: 2.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,764,216 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)


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Format: Mass Market Paperback
I have read all of the Sara Paretsky mysteries, and think this is the weakest of the group. She maintains her writerly skill, but the plot in this novel feels like it was devised to make a political point about women's access to health care and particularly to abortion. In the process, she takes pot shots at her political opponents by making the characters of those who disagree with her unidimensional, manipulative, and unlikeable. The novel does have suspenseful elements, but not enough, and I just didn't buy the story. If you want to read all the books in the series, this is readable. If you're picking the best, go with Hard Time or Tunnel Vision.
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By A Customer on March 24 2001
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Almost interesting, but finally wraps up with stock villians and an implausable resolution. The fact that this is set entirely in the world of doctors and hospitals, healthcare economics, which Ms Paretsky obviously does not understand, dooms the story.
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By A Customer on Jan. 12 2000
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A complicated story that keeps the reader rivetted, and of course, a surprise ending.
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By N. Sausser on June 7 1999
Format: Mass Market Paperback
I read this book back in 1988 when it was first published. Having forgotten this, I purchased this newly reissued edition. I really wish publishers would make it clear right up front (on the cover) that these books have been previously published. This is a good story, but not worth reading a second time.
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46 of 53 people found the following review helpful
A Reissue June 7 1999
By N. Sausser - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Mass Market Paperback
I read this book back in 1988 when it was first published. Having forgotten this, I purchased this newly reissued edition. I really wish publishers would make it clear right up front (on the cover) that these books have been previously published. This is a good story, but not worth reading a second time.
7 of 9 people found the following review helpful
Entertaining March 4 2005
By ruth - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Mass Market Paperback
While it is clear that Paretsky used the story to pontificate around the abortion issue, the story was not (in my opinion) held hostage by her views. Of course, she must have known that those who hold opposing views might be somewhat derailed by her machinations. Apparently she felt it was a risk worth taking. For my part, the story was entertaining and amusing. There were sufficeint plot twists and turns, a romantic interlude, loveable yet annoying characters... all the stuff that makes us enjoy V.I. This is what I call hot-fudge-sundae fiction. I read it for its entertainment value--not intellectual nutrition. YUM!
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Quick read April 27 2014
By Not a Housewife - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
Very entertaining, kept my interest throughout. I would highly recommend this book to anyone who enjoys a good mystery book.
V.I. does it again March 22 2014
By Amazon Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition
Reading the V.I. Warshawski books is always exciting. Learning about Chicago; getting into the nitty gritty of detective work and finding new and old friends in the books is still fun. Keep them coming Ms. Paretsky
Always enjoy Sara Paretsky - March 2 2014
By Troas Morgan - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
Good story and well written - thank goodness for someone who can write English! Hope you will feature more of her books.

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