The Last Policeman

A Novel

by: Ben H. Winters

The Last Policeman
Author: Ben H. Winters

Publisher: Quirk Books

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Format: Paperback / softback

Publication date: 18 July 2012

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ISBN: 1594745765 ISBN 13: 9781594745768

The Last Policeman by Ben H. Winters

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Winner of the 2013 Edgar(R) Award Winner for Best Paperback Original! What's the point in solving murders if we're all going to die soon, anyway? Detective Hank Palace has faced this question ever since asteroid 2011GV1 hovered into view. There's no chance left. No hope. Just six precious months until impact." ""The Last Policeman "presents a fascinating portrait of a pre-apocalyptic United States. The economy spirals downward while crops rot in the fields. Churches and synagogues are packed. People all over the world are walking off the job--but not Hank Palace. He's investigating a death by hanging in a city that sees a dozen suicides every week--except this one feels suspicious, and Palace is the only cop who cares. " " The first in a trilogy, "The Last Policeman "offers a mystery set on the brink of an apocalypse. As Palace's investigation plays out under the shadow of 2011GV1, we're confronted by hard questions way beyond "whodunit." "What basis does civilization rest upon? What is life worth? What would any of us""do, what would we "really "do, if our days were numbered?" Top page

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Publisher & Imprint: Quirk Books

City: Philadelphia

Pages: 288

More info: height 146 mm width 146 mm weight 304 gr thickness 22 mm

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Age recommended: General/trade

Subject Indexing & Classification Dewey:(DC23) 813.6 Library of Congress Subject: Mystery fiction

Record updated at: 07 February, 2014 time: 15:03


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