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Starvation Lake: A Mystery



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Author
Gruley, Bryan
Descriptors
Hockey
Journalists
Murder
Mystery
Violence
Location/Setting:
Michigan
Time Period:
21st Century
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Summary
Reporter Gus Carpenter is forced to return to work for his small hometown newspaper in Michigan after being fired. As a youth, he was a goalie for the local hockey team, whose infamous coach supposedly drowned in a snowmobile accident years earlier. When the snowmobile suddenly reappears, Gus and the local police reopen the case, uncovering secrets that shake up the town and his perception of his past.
Critique
Nominated for an Edgar Award for Best First Novel and included on Library Journal's Best Mystery Books of 2009, this is a gritty mystery with a strong sense of place. Recommended.
ISBN
9781416563624
  iBistro
# of Pages
384
Published
2009
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Reviewer's Initials: DO


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