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Death of an honest man, M.C. Beaton

Label
Death of an honest man
Title
Death of an honest man
Statement of responsibility
M.C. Beaton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Nobody loves an honest man, or that was what police sergeant Hamish Macbeth tried to tell newcomer Paul English. Paul had moved to a house in Cnothan, a sour village on Hamish's beat. He attended church in Lochdubh. He told the minister, Mr. Wellington, that his sermons were boring. He told tweedy Mrs. Wellington that she was too fat and in these days of increasing obesity it was her duty to show a good example. Angela Brody was told her detective stories were pap for the masses and it was time she wrote literature instead. He accused Hamish of having dyed his fiery red hair. He told Jessie Currie -- who repeated all the last words of her twin sister -- that she needed psychiatric help. 'I speak as I find,' he bragged. Voices saying, 'I could kill that man,' could be heard from Lochdubh to Cnothan. And someone did. Now Hamish is faced with a bewildering array of suspects. And he's lost the services of his clumsy policeman, Charlie, who has resigned from the force after Chief Inspector Blair berated Charlie one too many times, and the policeman threw Blair into the loch. Can Hamish find the killer on his own?"--
Member of
Summary
When an insensitive newcomer to the village of Cnothan is found dead, flame-haired sergeant Hamish Macbeth confronts a bewildering array of suspects at the same time his clumsy police sidekick, Charlie, resigns in protest of his treatment by Chief Inspector Blair
Storyline
Tone
Character
Assigning source
From publisher's description
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10619906
Cataloging source
MMI
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A Hamish Macbeth mystery
Series volume
0033
Target audience
adult
Label
Death of an honest man, M.C. Beaton
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=3302069
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1023574542
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (244 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781455558339
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
877C4C35-1A92-4157-ABAD-E078574457EC
System control number
(OCoLC)1023574542
Label
Death of an honest man, M.C. Beaton
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=257&titleID=3302069
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1023574542
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (244 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781455558339
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
877C4C35-1A92-4157-ABAD-E078574457EC
System control number
(OCoLC)1023574542

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