Death of the demon
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Published
New York : Scribner, 2013.
Format
Book
Edition
1st Scribner trade pbk. ed.
Physical Desc
262 pages ; 21 cm.
Status
Oliver La Farge - Adult  1 available
Mystery Holt, A
Southside - Adult  1 available
Mystery Holt, A

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Language
English
ISBN
9781451634808, 1451634803

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Originally published as Demonens Død in 1995 in Norway by J. W. Cappelens Forlag.
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"In a foster home outside Oslo, a twelve-year-old boy is causing havoc. The institution's steely director, Agnes Vestavik, sees something chilling in Olav's eyes: sheer hatred. When Vestavik is found murdered at her desk, stabbed in the back with an Ikea kitchen knife -- with Olav nowhere to be found -- the case goes to maverick investigator Hanne Wilhelmsen, recently promoted to chief inspector in the Oslo Police. Could the child be a murderer? As police canvass the city for Olav, Hanne, working alongside the foulmouthed detective Billy T., orders an investigation of the home's employees. But despite her supreme deductive skills, she is hopeless at delegating, hopeless at pooling information, hopeless at sharing responsibilities. Can Hanne learn to trust others before her bullheaded instincts lead her astray -- in the workplace and on the home front? Meanwhile, Olav makes his way through the city, looking for the mother who was forced to consign him to the state's care."--P. [4] of cover.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Holt, A. (2013). Death of the demon (1st Scribner trade pbk. ed.). Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Holt, Anne, 1958-. 2013. Death of the Demon. New York: Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Holt, Anne, 1958-. Death of the Demon New York: Scribner, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Holt, Anne. Death of the Demon 1st Scribner trade pbk. ed., Scribner, 2013.

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