Killing floor

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Killing floor

Child, Lee.

New York : Jove Books, 2012.

xxiii, 536 p. ; 24 cm.

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A discharged soldier is framed for a murder by the chief of police in a small town in Georgia where he has just arrived. When the soldier learns that the murdered man was his brother he breaks out of jail and carries out his own investigation. A first novel

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ISBN:

978-0-515-15365-1

ISBN:

978-0-515-15365-1

Author:

Child, Lee.

Title:

Killing floor / Lee Child.

Edition:

2nd Jove premium ed.

Publisher:

New York : Jove Books, 2012.

Physical:

xxiii, 536 p. ; 24 cm.

Series:

A Reacher novel ; 1

Notes:

"Introducing Reacher"--Cover

Notes:

New introduction by the author

Notes:

Originally published: Putnam, 1997.

Summary:

A discharged soldier is framed for a murder by the chief of police in a small town in Georgia where he has just arrived. When the soldier learns that the murdered man was his brother he breaks out of jail and carries out his own investigation. A first novel

Summary:

"After hopping off a Greyhound bus to pursue a whim (finding out what happened to a musician, "Blind Blake"), Reacher is arrested and charged with murder. After an attempt on his life while being held over the weekend in a state prison, Reacher is determined to figure out what happened. Later he finds out that the person he was framed for murdering was Joe Reacher, his brother. Unknowingly, Jack Reacher had stumbled into one of the biggest counterfeiting schemes in the United States. Subsequently, he takes on the vicious and ruthless butchers of a well established town gang operating a massive counterfeit notes racket. This novel is set in the fictional town of Margrave, Georgia." -- Wikipedia.org.

Subject:

Reacher, Jack (Fictitious character)--Fiction

Subject:

Private investigators--Georgia--Fiction

Subject:

Government investigators--Fiction.

AE:PersName:

Child, Lee. Reacher novel. 1, Killing floor.

SAE:PersonlName:

Child, Lee. Reacher novel.

SAE:UnifrmTitle:

Reacher novel ; 1.

Call:

MYS F Chi

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