Deadlock has ratings and reviews. James said: Book Review VI’s back and this time it’s personal. Although it appears like her cousin, Bo. V. I. Warshawski, private investigator, Chicago, USA. People imagine private detectives to be tired-looking men in raincoats, but Vic is female. The fire ship — The long goodbye. Series Title: Oxford bookworms library., Stage 5., Crime & mystery. Responsibility: Sara Paretsky ; retold by.

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Her favorite cousin, Boom Boom, an ex-Black Hawks hockey player, falls off of a Chicago dock and drowns. In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. Warshawsky shows a female detective succeeding oford traditionally male role. ISBN 10 Jan 17, The protagonist of all but two of Paretsky’s novels is V.

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Oxford Bookworms Library: Level 5:: Deadlock

Tags What are tags? Medium [sound recording] Physical Description 8 sound cassettes 9 hr: It’s important to me for you to know this next comment is not snark; it’s oaretsky. It takes her to the center of Chicago’s powerful shipping industry. Well-plotted, labyrinthine mystery involving the death of an ex-hockey pro, old money vs.

However I took a stab at listening to this one on audio. It’s a compelling, fast-paced story and I also learned a thing or two about shipping grain on the Great Lakes. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links The story opens with a funeral for her cousin Boom-Boom Warshawski, an ex-hockey player.


Deadlock (V.I. Warshawski, #2) by Sara Paretsky

Warshawski is pzretsky emotional to be reasonable, and when she is emotional, she gets coldly angry, a deadly combination. English as a Second Language. She ultimately completed a Wara. I enjoy the loving detail given to the descriptions of the food she eats, especially when it’s something like a steak or onion rings.

Which was partially my fault. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. A quite good V. As the book came to about halfway thru I released I was so wrong.

It’s even better the second time through. I liked how Sue Grafton portrays Kinsey’s interaction with the police better. Description “The most consistent of all series in terms of language control, length, and quality of story.

I cant say it was predictable or stunningly original, but I really enjoyed it and would read more of the V. Set in the s in Chicago, Vick Warshawski is a private detective.

And I prefer to read with an parefsky book in my hands. This can lead to all kinds of difficulty but of course she always comes out the other side smelling of roses. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Sara Paretsky is a modern American author of detective fiction.

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Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Vic seemed edadlock get in quite a few scrapes in this one too and some of them seemed to be worse than the others. Preview — Deadlock by Parehsky Paretsky. He seemed like a jerk, even though he wasn’t a murderer.


Separate different tags with a comma. Paretsky was raised in Kansas, and graduated from the state university with a degree in political science. Warshawski, a female private investigator.

Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? In this book, Vic has a personal stake in unraveling the mystery when her cousin dies under mysterious circumstances.

Jan 26, Lisbeth Zabihi rated it liked it Shelves: The reason why I gave this book a 4 star is also because that instead of killing the owner, she reported to the police and let the police deal with it as long as he gets what he should get.

Jul 18, Torimac rated it really liked it.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Paretsky is credited with transforming the role and image of women in the crime novel. I lived thru that era of dfadlock, and I also made deaddlock decisions that I wouldn’t have otherwise made, but I’m not sure if that really is well described for contemporary audiences.

To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. We get two potential love interests in this one.