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Homeward hound : a novel / Rita Mae Brown ; illustrated by Lee Gildea, Jr.

Brown, Rita Mae, (author.). Gildea, Lee, Jr., (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at South Interlake Regional Library.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stonewall Library FIC BROWN (Text) 3678713394 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399178375
  • ISBN: 0399178376
  • Physical Description: xxi, 304 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2018.

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Summary, etc.:
As winter deepens over the Blue Ridge Mountains, even the threat of snowstorms cannot derail this year's Christmas run, not as long as Sister Jane has a say in it. With spirits high and traditions strong, a glorious parade of hunters in full holiday regalia gathers on the grounds of Tattenhall Station. But a blinding blizzard brings an early end to the sport. More disturbing: A horse soon returns without its rider. Gregory Luckham, the president of a powerful energy company pushing for a pipeline through central Virginia, is the missing hunter. His presence on the hunt has been controversial to say the least, and few would bemoan his passing. A search is organized for what is presumed will be a dead, frozen body. What is discovered, however, chills everyone to the bone, and points toward murder. With more than a few opinions offered by hunters, horses, hounds, and foxes, Sister Jane sets out to track down a killer and untangle a mystery packed as hard as snow, full of secrets, old wounds, and avarice. Steeped in the local history of Virginia's horse country, Homeward Hound is a delightful immersion into a storied world no one knows better than Rita Mae Brown, accompanied by the indelible animal characters she brings vividly to life.
Subject: Arnold, Jane (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Fox hunting > Fiction.
Hunters (Horses) > Fiction.
Foxes > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Genre: Mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.

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