The Resource Beau death : a Peter Diamond investigation, Peter Lovesey

Beau death : a Peter Diamond investigation, Peter Lovesey

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Beau death : a Peter Diamond investigation
Title
Beau death
Title remainder
a Peter Diamond investigation
Statement of responsibility
Peter Lovesey
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the seventeenth installment in Peter Lovesey's timeless British detective series, Peter Diamond digs deep into Bath history to ferret out the secrets of one of its most famous (and scandalous) icons: Richard "Beau" Nash, who might have been the victim of a centuries-old murder. Bath, England: A wrecking crew is demolishing a row of townhouses in order to build a grocery store when they uncover a skeleton in one of the attics. The dead man is wearing authentic 1760s garb and on the floor next to it is a white tricorn hat--the ostentatious signature accessory of Beau Nash, one of Bath's most famous historical men-about-town, a fashion icon and incurable rake who, some say, ended up in a pauper's grave. Or did the Beau actually end up in a townhouse attic? The Beau Nash Society will be all in a tizzy when the truth is revealed to them. Chief Inspector Peter Diamond, who has been assigned to identify the remains, begins to fantasize about turning Nash scholarship on its ear. But one of his constables is stubbornly insisting the corpse can't be Nash's--the non-believer threatens to spoil Diamond's favorite theory, especially when he offers some pretty irrefutable evidence. Is Diamond on a historical goose chase? Should he actually be investigating a much more modern murder?"--
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DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6062.O86
LC item number
B43 2017
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
A Detective Peter Diamond mystery
Series volume
17
Beau death : a Peter Diamond investigation, Peter Lovesey
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Beau death : a Peter Diamond investigation, Peter Lovesey
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
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22 cm.
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Extent
406 pages
Isbn
9781616959050
Lccn
2017044371
Media category
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Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
on1004206139

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