Miss Kopp just won't quit #4
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|Ada Public Library||STE (Text)||33500012776209||Main||Available||-|
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- ISBN: 1328736512
- ISBN: 9781328736512
- Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018.
|Summary, etc.:||"Trailblazing Constance's hard-won job as deputy sheriff is on the line in Miss Kopp Just Won't Quit, the fourth installment of Amy Stewart's Kopp Sisters series"--|
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2018 July #1
*Starred Review* It seems Constance Kopp's career as the first woman deputy sheriff in Bergen County, New Jersey, might end on any page of Stewart's fourth entry in this historical mystery series, which features, as always, Kopp's deeds of daring and tenacity in the face of social prejudice. Stewart again portrays the uncomfortable conditions experienced by women in America in the WWI era, including sketches of women detained on morality charges in the Hackensack jail. The particularly compelling main case hereâabout a woman committed to an insane asylum by her husband under false pretensesâ furthers this theme and forms the heart of the story. The press relentlessly stalks Constance and Sheriff Heath (now running for Congress), casting aspersions to promote Heath's political rivals. As the sheriff says, "A man who does nothing but cast out hate and blame couldn't possibly be elected to office." Balancing these weighty topics are a dry-witted tone and amusing vignettes involving Constance's sister, Norma, and her carrier pigeons, and the naive efforts of Constance's daughter, Fleurette, who believes she is Constance's sister, at finding wartime entertainment. Constance herselfâa tall, plain woman with a "man's job"âcontinues to drive the series with a no-nonsense personality that evokes a mix of Laurie R. King's Mary Russell and Lawrence H. Levy's Mary Handley. This entry is more suspenseful than its predecessors and boasts a deeper emphasis on character, politics, and social issues. A must for Constance's growing fan base. Copyright 2018 Booklist Reviews.
AMY STEWART is the award-winning author of nine books, including her acclaimed fiction debut Girl Waits with Gun and the bestsellers The Drunken Botanist and Wicked Plants. She and her husband own a bookstore called Eureka Books.
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|Genre:||Detective and mystery fiction.