Indemnity Only

Indemnity Only

Large Print - 1982
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America's "most convincing and engaging" (Entertainment Weekly) female private-eye, V.I. Warshawski, is looking for a missing coed, but finds a large scam involving big business executives, notorious underworld figures and murder.I. Warshawski novel. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : G.K. Hall, 1982.
ISBN: 9780816134397
0816134391
Branch Call Number: F PAR
Characteristics: 320 p. ; 24 cm.

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Vincent T Lombardo Feb 24, 2015

In a Note to the edition that I read, Paretsky wrote that some publishers rejected this book because it was too talky and had wooden characters. I completely agree. I found the protagonist to be loquacious, did not empathize with a single character, and thought the plot tedious. Maybe Paretsky has learned some lessons since this book and her other novels are better, but I do not intend to take the time to find out.

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blossom21
Jun 13, 2012

The first V.I Warshawski mystery and a good one that made me a fan.

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lwarman
Feb 09, 2010

As you might expect from a first novel, it has some weaknesses. But it is still an entertaining read and essential for any V.I. fan.

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