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Over Tumbled Graves

A Novel

 On Sale: 11/08/2009
 Formats:     Trade paperback
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In Over Tumbled Graves, Jess Walter, National Book Award finalist and author of Citizen Vince and The Zero, confronts our fascination with pathology and murder. A thriller of extraordinary depth and dimension, Over Tumbled Graves follows Caroline Mabry, a Spokane police detective searching for a serial murderer.

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During a routine drug bust, on a narrow bridge over white-water falls in the center of town, Spokane detective Caroline Mabry finds herself face-to-face with a brutal murderer. Within hours, the body of a young prostitute is found on the riverbank nearby. What follows confronts our fascination with pathology and murder and stares it down, as Caroline and her cynical partner, Alan Dupree—thrown headlong into the search for a serial murderer who communicates by killing women—uncover some hard truths about their profession . . . and each other.

Rich with the darkly muted colors of the Pacific Northwest skies, Over Tumbled Graves established Jess Walter as a novelist of extraordinary emotional depth and dimension.

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Critical Praise for Over Tumbled Graves

“Suspenseful,challenging and intelligently written, Over Tumbled Graves is a first novel of considerable depth and insight.”
— The Dallas Morning News

ISBN: 9780061712838; ISBN10: 0061712833; Imprint: Harper Perennial ; On Sale: 11/08/2009; Format: Trade paperback; Trimsize: 5 5/16 x 8; Pages: 400; $18.50; Ages: 18 and Up; BISAC1:FIC000000

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