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The Resource Blessed are the dead : a novel, by Malla Nunn

Blessed are the dead : a novel, by Malla Nunn

Label
Blessed are the dead : a novel
Title
Blessed are the dead
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Malla Nunn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Emmanuel Cooper's life is finally back on track when a request comes from Colonel van Niekerk on the eve of his wedding and Cooper, with Shabalala, must report to the local police station in Balgowan, a small trading post in the Natal Midlands. There has been an anonymous phone tip claiming that "something bad" has happened on Little Flint Farm. Emmanuel knows that his boss would not send two city detectives into isolated farm country without good cause. Something has to be up. Cooper and Shabalala head into the Midlands where horse stables and cultivated fields dot the wide valleys. The Station Sergeant's books are clean, except for a minor matter: the disappearance of an adolescent Zulu girl from her family kraal in the wild foothills of the Drakensberg. Who is this she, this fifteen-year-old named "Amahle," the beautiful one? Where has she gone and why is the local Sergeant so reluctant to search for her? Fuelled by the instinctive knowledge that something "bad" really has happened out on Little Flint Farm, Cooper and Shabalala plunge into the class driven world of transplanted English aristocrats and the tradition bound world of the old Zulu chiefs. Together, Cooper and Shabalala must break the silence of the opposing communities and dig through buried secrets until they find out what happened to the girl, and why... no matter the cost"--
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Summary
Hired to investigate the disappearance of an adolescent girl in the wild foothills of the Drakensberg, Emmanuel Cooper immerses himself in the class-driven life of transplanted English aristocrats and the traditional world of the old Zulu chiefs, who compel him to break silence to uncover buried secrets
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
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Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10122972
Cataloging source
DLC
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Nunn, Malla
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.4.N86
LC item number
B56 2012
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Detective Emmanuel Cooper mysteries
Series volume
0003
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Police
  • Missing persons
  • Zulu (African people)
  • KwaZulu-Natal Midlands (South Africa)
  • South Africa
Target audience
adult
Label
Blessed are the dead : a novel, by Malla Nunn
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes Reading Guide
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Emily Bestler Books/Washington Square Press trade paperback edition.
Extent
309 pages
Isbn
9781451616927
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011044416
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn762134783
  • (OCoLC)762134783
  • 238118
Label
Blessed are the dead : a novel, by Malla Nunn
Publication
Note
Includes Reading Guide
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Emily Bestler Books/Washington Square Press trade paperback edition.
Extent
309 pages
Isbn
9781451616927
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011044416
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn762134783
  • (OCoLC)762134783
  • 238118

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