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Drawing conclusions /

by Leon, Donna.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Leon, Donna. Commissario Guido Brunetti mystery: Publisher: New York : [Berkeley, Calif.] : Atlantic Monthly Press ; Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2011Edition: 1st American ed.Description: 260 p. : map ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780802119797 :; 0802119794.Title notes: $24.00 4-2011 (db)Subject(s): Brunetti, Guido (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Police -- Italy -- Venice -- Fiction | Widows -- Death -- Fiction | Older women -- Crimes against -- Fiction | Venice (Italy) -- Fiction | Venice (Italy) -- Fiction | Mystery fictionSummary: Commissario Guido Brunetti, with the help of Inspector Lorenzo Vianello and the ever-resourceful Signorina Elettra Zorzi, investigates the death of a Venetian widow in a Spartan apartment on Campo San Giacomo dell'Orio.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Nearly twenty years ago, when a conductor was poisoned and the Questura sent a man to investigate, readers first met Commissario Guido Brunetti. Since 1992's Death at La Fenice , Donna Leon and her shrewd, sophisticated, and compassionate investigator have been delighting readers around the world. For her millions of fans, Leon's novels have opened a window into the private Venice of her citizens, a world of incomparable beauty, family intimacy, shocking crime, and insidious corruption. This internationally acclaimed, bestselling series is widely considered one of the best ever written, and Atlantic Monthly Press is thrilled to be publishing the twentieth installment, Drawing Conclusions , this spring.<br> <br> Late one night, Brunetti is called away from dinner to investigate the death of a widow in her modest apartment. Though there are some signs of a struggle, the medical examiner rules that she died of a heart attack. It seems there is nothing for Brunetti to investigate. But he can't shake the feeling that something or someone may have triggered her heart attack, that perhaps the woman was threatened. Conversations with the woman's son, her upstairs neighbor, and the nun in charge of the old-age home where she volunteered, do little to satisfy Brunetti's nagging curiosity. With the help of Inspector Vianello and the ever-resourceful Signorina Elettra, perhaps Brunetti can get to the truth and find some measure of justice.<br> <br> Insightful and emotionally powerful, Drawing Conclusions reaffirms Donna Leon's status as one of the masters of literary crime fiction.

$24.00 4-2011 (db)

Originally published: London : William Heinemann, 2011.

"A Commissario Guido Brunetti mystery"--Jacket.

Map on lining papers.

Commissario Guido Brunetti, with the help of Inspector Lorenzo Vianello and the ever-resourceful Signorina Elettra Zorzi, investigates the death of a Venetian widow in a Spartan apartment on Campo San Giacomo dell'Orio.

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Library Journal Review

An old woman died of a heart attack-or maybe something literally scared her to death. Brunetti quietly chips away at seemingly insignificant details until a torrent of confessions and unexpected revelations springs forth. Literary crime fiction at its best. (LJ 2/15/11) (c) Copyright 2011. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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