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The Resource Child 44, Tom Rob Smith, (electronic resource)

Child 44, Tom Rob Smith, (electronic resource)

Label
Child 44
Title
Child 44
Statement of responsibility
Tom Rob Smith
Title variation
Child forty-four
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Stalin's Soviet Union strives to be a paradise for its workers, providing for all of their needs. One of its fundamental pillars is that its citizens live free from the fear of ordinary crime and criminals. But in this society, millions do live in fear ... of the State. Death is a whisper away. The mere suspicion of ideological disloyalty -- owning a book from the decadent West, the wrong word at the wrong time --sends millions of innocents into the Gulags or to their executions. Defending the system from its citizens is the MGB, the State Security Force. And no MGB officer is more courageous, conscientious, or idealistic than Leo Demidov. A war hero with a beautiful wife, Leo lives in relative luxury in Moscow, even providing a decent apartment for his parents. His only ambition has been to serve his country. For this greater good, he has arrested and interrogated
Member of
Summary
Rising Soviet state security force officer Leo Demidov encounters the test of his career when a serial killer challenges his beliefs about the paradise of the working world, resulting in his demotion and threats against the lives of his family members
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award, 2008.
  • Thriller Award for Best First Novel, 2009.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
236596
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Leo Demidov thrillers
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
Label
Child 44, Tom Rob Smith, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=D0AD1F0A-F4CF-492E-AAEA-98234EEB6FA0
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from eBook information screen
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 439)
Color
multicolored
Control code
422637287
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st eBook ed.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780446537049
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D0AD1F0A-F4CF-492E-AAEA-98234EEB6FA0
System control number
(OCoLC)422637287
System details
Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 557 KB)
Label
Child 44, Tom Rob Smith, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=D0AD1F0A-F4CF-492E-AAEA-98234EEB6FA0
Publication
Note
Title from eBook information screen
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 439)
Color
multicolored
Control code
422637287
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st eBook ed.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780446537049
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D0AD1F0A-F4CF-492E-AAEA-98234EEB6FA0
System control number
(OCoLC)422637287
System details
Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 557 KB)

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