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Dead Land

(2020)
(Book 20 in the V.I. Warshawski series)
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“A proper hero for these times . . . To us, V.I. is perfect.” — THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

"Sara Paretsky’s gloriously kick-ass private eye, V.I. “Vic” Warshawski, is back . . . in a political-rot thriller that’s the definition of perfection in the genre." — THE WASHINGTON POST

Chicago’s legendary detective, V.I. Warshawski, knows her city’s rotten underbelly better than most, but she’s unable to avoid it when her goddaughter drags her into a fight over lakefront land use, in this propulsive novel from New York Times bestseller Sara Paretsky.

Chicago may be the city of broad shoulders, but its political law is “Pay to Play.” Money changes hands in the middle of the night, and by morning, buildings and parks are replaced by billion-dollar projects.

Chicago PI V.I. Warshawski gets pulled into one of these clandestine deals through her impetuous goddaughter, Bernie Fouchard. Bernie tries to rescue Lydia Zamir, a famed singer-songwriter now living on the streets; Zamir’s life fell apart when her lover was murdered next to her in a mass shooting at an outdoor concert. Not only does Bernie plunge her and V.I. headlong into the path of some ruthless developers, they lead to the murder of the young man Bernie is dating. He’s a computer geek working for a community group called SLICK.

V.I. is desperate to find a mysterious man named Coop, who roams the lakefront in the middle of the night with his dog. She’s sure he holds the key to the mounting body count within SLICK. Coop may even know why an international law firm is representing the mass murderer responsible for Lydia’s lover’s death. Instead, the detective finds a terrifying conspiracy stretching from Chicago’s parks to a cover-up of the dark chapters in America’s meddling in South American politics. Before she finds answers, this electrifying novel pushes V.I. close to the breaking point: People who pay to play take no prisoners.

Genre: Mystery

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April 2020 : UK Hardback
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Title: Dead Land: V.I. Warshawski 20
Author(s): Sara Paretsky
ISBN: 1-4736-2445-2 / 978-1-4736-2445-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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April 2020 : USA Hardback
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Title: Dead Land (V.I. Warshawski Novels)
Author(s): Sara Paretsky
ISBN: 0-06-243592-2 / 978-0-06-243592-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow
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March 2021 : USA Paperback

Title: Dead Land (V.I. Warshawski Novels)
Author(s): Sara Paretsky
ISBN: 0-06-307049-9 / 978-0-06-307049-3 (USA edition)
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January 2021 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dead Land: V.I. Warshawski 20
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ISBN: 1-4736-2448-7 / 978-1-4736-2448-1 (UK edition)
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January 2021 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dead Land: V.I. Warshawski 20
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April 2020 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dead Land: V.I. Warshawski 20
Author(s): Sara Paretsky
ISBN: 1-4736-2446-0 / 978-1-4736-2446-7 (UK edition)
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April 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: Dead Land (V.I. Warshawski Novels)
Author(s): Sara Paretsky
ISBN: 0-06-297876-4 / 978-0-06-297876-9 (USA edition)
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April 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Dead Land: V.I. Warshawski, Book 20
Author(s): Sara Paretsky
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April 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Dead Land: V.I. Warshawski, Book 20
Author(s): Sara Paretsky
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April 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Dead Land: V.I. Warshawski, Book 20
Author(s): Sara Paretsky
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April 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: Dead Land
Author(s): Sara Paretsky
ISBN: 1-09-411929-6 / 978-1-09-411929-8
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April 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: Dead Land (The V. I. Warshawski Series): A V. I. Warshawski Novel
Author(s): Sara Paretsky
ISBN: 1-09-411930-X / 978-1-09-411930-4
Publisher: HarperCollins B and Blackstone Publishing
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April 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: Dead Land Lib/E: A V. I. Warshawski Novel
Author(s): Sara Paretsky
ISBN: 1-09-411928-8 / 978-1-09-411928-1
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April 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Dead Land: V. I. Warshawski, Book 20
Author(s): Sara Paretsky
Publisher: HarperAudio
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Title: Dead Land: V. I. Warshawski, Book 20
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Title: Dead Land: V.I. Warshawski 20 (V I Warshawski 20)
Author(s): Sara Paretsky
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Title: Dead Land (V.I. Warshawski Novels)
Author(s): Sara Paretsky
Publisher: William Morrow
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