Krapp's Last Cassette

Krapp's Last Cassette

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Random House, Inc.
Quinn, a sharp-tongued private investigator in Seattle who’s been busy waving goodbye to her philandering husband while fanning her hot flashes with her other hand, has just bumped into a case that threatens to expose the compassionate heart beneath her hard-boiled exterior.

A fifteen-year-old named Danny has suffered hideous abuse at the hands of his twisted parents, and now he’s battling a life-threatening illness. Danny’s saga has been turned into a bestselling memoir that is about to be adapted into a made-for-TV movie. The screenwriter, Alex Krapp, has talked to the weak, reclusive Danny only over the phone. But now a cynical reporter who believes that the kid doesn’t exist is about to put his suspicions in print. Can Quinn find and vindicate Danny before he dies?

Quinn is not only moved by the tale but a little attracted to Krapp himself. And yet something seems strange. Why does the story have so many similarities to her high-profile murder case, and why has Krapp hired her? While Quinn gets in touch with her feminine side, her suspicions force her to keep one hand on her Smith & Wesson LadySmith.

Baker & Taylor
Hollywood screenwriter Alex Krapp is adapting the memoir of a child who has suffered unspeakable abuse and whose health is so precarious that they've never met, but when a reported suggests that the story is a fraud, Krapp hires the feisty and tough-talking Quinn to prove that the boy is real. Original.

Blackwell North Amer
Quinn, a sharp-tongued private investigator in Seattle who's been busy waving goodbye to her philandering husband while fanning her hot flashes with her other hand, has just bumped into a case that threatens to expose the compassionate heart beneath her hard-boiled exterior.
A fifteen-year-old named Danny has suffered hideous abuse at the hands of his twisted parents, and now he's battling a life-threatening illness. Danny's saga has been turned into a bestselling memoir that is about to be adapted into a made-for-TV movie. The screenwriter, Alex Krapp, has talked to the weak, reclusive Danny only over the phone. But now a cynical reporter who believes that the kid doesn't exist is about to put his suspicions in print. Can Quinn find and vindicate Danny before he dies?
Quinn is not only moved by the tale but a little attracted to Krapp himself. And yet something seems strange. Why does the story have so many similarities to her high-profile murder case, and why has Krapp hired her? While Quinn gets in touch with her feminine side, her suspicions force her to keep one hand on her Smith & Wesson LadySmith.

Baker
& Taylor

Hollywood screenwriter Alex Krapp is adapting the memoir of a child who has suffered unspeakable abuse and whose health is so precarious that they've never met, but when a reporter suggests that the story is a fraud, Krapp hires the feisty Quinn to prove that the boy is real.

Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2009
ISBN: 9780345498441
0345498445
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY ARGUL...A

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