The Resource The keeper, John Lescroart

The keeper, John Lescroart

Label
The keeper
Title
The keeper
Statement of responsibility
John Lescroart
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On the evening before Thanksgiving, Hal Chase, a guard in the San Francisco County Jail, drives to the airport to pick up his step-brother for the weekend. When they return, Hal's wife, Katie, has disappeared without a clue. By the time Dismas Hardy hears about this, Katie has been missing for five days. The case strikes close to home because Katie had been seeing Hardy's wife, a marriage counselor. By this time, the original Missing Persons case has become a suspected homicide, and Hal is the prime suspect. And the lawyer he wants for his defense is none other than Hardy himself. Hardy calls on his friend, former homicide detective Abe Glitsky, to look into the case. At first it seems like the police might have it right; the Chases' marriage was fraught with problems; Hal's alibi is suspect; the life insurance policy on Katie was huge. But Glitsky's mission is to identify other possible suspects, and there proves to be no shortage of them: Patti Orosco -- rich, beautiful, dangerous, and Hal's former lover; the still unknown person who had a recent affair with Katie; even Hal's own step-mother Ruth, resentful of Katie's gatekeeping against her grandchildren. And as Glitsky probes further, he learns of an incident at the San Francisco jail, where Hal works -- only one of many questionable inmate deaths that have taken place there. Then, when Katie's body is found not three blocks from the Chase home, Homicide arrests Hal and he finds himself an inmate in the very jail where he used to work, a place full of secrets he knows all too well. Against this backdrop of conspiracy and corruption, ambiguous motives and suspicious alibis, an obsessed Glitsky closes in on the elusive truth. As other deaths begin to pile up he realizes, perhaps too late, that the next victim might be himself
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lescroart, John T
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3562.E78
LC item number
K44 2014b
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
  • Dismas Hardy
  • Thorndike Press large print basic
Series volume
bk. 15
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Glitsky, Abe (Fictitious character)
  • Hardy, Dismas (Fictitious character)
  • Missing persons
  • Marital conflict
  • Murder
  • Large type books
Label
The keeper, John Lescroart
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
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
547 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410467928
Isbn Type
(hbk. : lrg. print)
Lccn
2014010164
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870290064
  • 430480
  • (OCoLC)ocn870290064
  • 430480
Label
The keeper, John Lescroart
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
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
547 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410467928
Isbn Type
(hbk. : lrg. print)
Lccn
2014010164
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870290064
  • 430480
  • (OCoLC)ocn870290064
  • 430480

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