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  • 7 of 8 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium. (Show)
  • 2 of 3 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bagley Public Library M WIN (Text) 33500012024022 Main Available -
Detroit Lakes Public Library M WIN (Text) 33500012024030 Main Available -
Moorhead Public Library M WIN (Text) 33500012024048 Main In transit -

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  • ISBN: 9780062220554
  • ISBN: 0062220551
  • Physical Description: print
    309 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]

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General Note: Sequel to: Leaving everything most loved.
Summary, etc.: Arriving in turbulent 1937 Gibraltar in the aftermath of a tragedy, Maisie Dobbs raises the British Secret Service's suspicions through her involvement in the murder of a Sephardic Jewish photographer.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2015 February #2
    *Starred Review* Four years have passed in this series since Maisie Dobbs faced the ultimatum of her lover, James Compton, in London in 1933. Letters and news reports recount that Maisie accepted James' proposal and wed, giving up her work as a psychologist and investigator and finding great contentment for a year until James died in a test plane crash and she lost their unborn child. Having traveled to India to find peace after tragedy, Maisie is going home but still can't face the memories England holds, so she disembarks in Gibraltar, a dangerous place in 1937 with the Spanish civil war just across the border. During an evening walk, Maisie finds the body of photographer Sebastian Babayoff. Feeling it's her responsibility to find the truth about the murder, she starts to work, which lifts her near-suicidal depression. Things become more complicated when she finds herself the object of investigation, then stumbles on dangerous activities that support the Spanish Republican forces. This eleventh entry in the Maisie Dobbs series, with enough backstory to stand alone, shows the same meticulous research that grounds these books so firmly in their time and place, along with moving life changes that further humanize the intrepid protagonist. Another winner from Winspear. Copyright 2014 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Gibraltar Fiction
Dobbs, Maisie (Fictitious character) Fiction
Women private investigators England London Fiction
Photographers Crimes against Fiction
Murder Investigation Fiction
Sephardim Fiction
Genre: Mystery fiction.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
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