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The Death of Blue Mountain Cat (John Thinnes / Jack Caleb Mysteries)

Dymmoch, Michael Allen

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ISBN 10: 0312139624 / ISBN 13: 9780312139629
Verlag: Minotaur Books, Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A., 1996
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Titel: The Death of Blue Mountain Cat (John Thinnes...

Verlag: Minotaur Books, Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A.

Erscheinungsdatum: 1996

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand:Very Good

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good

Auflage: First Edition.

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Native American artist Blue Mountain Cat has a style described as "Andy Warhol meets Jonathan Swift in Indian country." When he's murdered at an exclusive showing in a posh art museum, Detective John Thinnes has no shortage of suspects. Targets of the artist's satire included a greedy developer, a beautiful Navajo woman, and black-market antiquities dealers. And some of the museum's patrons were outraged by his work. Even the victim's wife merits investigation: The death of Blue Mountain Cat sends her into shock but doesn't keep her name off the long list of suspects.

Thinnes drafts psychiatrist Jack Caleb to guide him through the terra incognita of the art world, and the investigation turns up a desperate director, a savage critic, a married mistress, and shady dealings by the artist's partner. Adding to the tension is pressure on the detective to close the high-profile case. Thinnes and Caleb connect several apparently unrelated deaths as they follow leads from Wisconsin to Chicago's South Side and the mystery's explosive conclusion.

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A stuffy Chicago museum hosts a crowded opening for its latest exhibit. The guests include the artist's wife, his business manager, his former mentor, and, possibly, his most recent lover--in addition, of course, to Blue Mountain Cat himself, n‚ David Bisti, whose satirical faux-Navajo installations have outraged critics and provoked lawsuits. It's a perfect setup for the artist's death, and Dymmoch doesn't disappoint. But as John Thinnes, the cop heading the investigation, joins forces again with gay psychiatrist Jack Caleb, the case moves steadily away from Ngaio Marsh territory. Caleb's narcissistic new lover and his involvement with a local AIDS hospice, Thinnes's heavy-traffic encounter with the stupidest driver on earth and his trip downtown to release his teenaged son from arrest--each beautifully textured episode brings Caleb and Thinnes startlingly alive, though sometimes at the cost of the people they're supposed to be investigating. By the time Thinnes is ready to wrap up the case, it's the victim and the heroes, not the suspects, who've been turned inside out. Like Dymmoch's striking debut, The Man Who Understood Cats (1993), this sequel, despite its classic opening tableau, is less for puzzle buffs than for readers with an appetite for the different kinds of messes murder leaves behind. -- Copyright ©1996, Kirkus Associates, LP. All rights reserved.

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