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She's Leaving Home

By William Shaw, 1959-

London, 1968: The body of a teenage girl is found just steps away from the Beatles' Abbey Road recording studio.

The police are called to a residential street in St John's Wood where an unidentified young woman has been strangled. Detective Sergeant Cathal Breen believes she may be one of the many Beatles fans who regularly camp outside Abbey Road Studios. With his reputation tarnished by an inexplicable act of cowardice, this is Breen's last chance to prove he's up to the job.

Breen is of the generation for whom reaching adulthood meant turning into one's parents and accepting one's place in the world. But the world around him is changing beyond recognition. Nothing illustrates the shift more than Helen Tozer, a brazen and rambunctious young policewoman assisting him with the case. Together they navigate a world on edge, where conservative tradition gives way to frightening new freedoms--and troubling new crimes.

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2014

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9780316246842


Format: Book
Author: Shaw, William, 1959-
Summary: "London, 1968: The body of a teenage girl is found just steps away from the Beatles' Abbey Road recording studio. The police are called to a residential street in St John's Wood where an unidentified young woman has been strangled. Detective Sergeant Cathal Breen believes she may be one of the many Beatles fans who regularly camp outside Abbey Road Studios. With his reputation tarnished by an inexplicable act of cowardice, this is Breen's last chance to prove he's up to the job. Breen is of the generation for whom reaching adulthood meant turning into one's parents and accepting one's place in the world. But the world around him is changing beyond recognition. Nothing illustrates the shift more than Helen Tozer, a brazen and rambunctious young policewoman assisting him with the case. Together they navigate a world on edge, where conservative tradition gives way to frightening new freedoms--and troubling new crimes"-- Provided by publisher.
Title: She's leaving home / William Shaw.
Publisher Date: New York : Mulholland Books, 2014.
Subject: Police -- Fiction. Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction. Women -- Violence against -- Fiction. Nigerians -- Great Britain -- Fiction. London (England) -- Fiction.
Isbn: 9780316246842 (hardback)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 2
Call Number: F Shaw
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Bib Id: 494524

Format: Book
Author: Shaw, William, 1959-
Summary: "London, 1968: The body of a teenage girl is found just steps away from the Beatles' Abbey Road recording studio. The police are called to a residential street in St John's Wood where an unidentified young woman has been strangled. Detective Sergeant Cathal Breen believes she may be one of the many Beatles fans who regularly camp outside Abbey Road Studios. With his reputation tarnished by an inexplicable act of cowardice, this is Breen's last chance to prove he's up to the job. Breen is of the generation for whom reaching adulthood meant turning into one's parents and accepting one's place in the world. But the world around him is changing beyond recognition. Nothing illustrates the shift more than Helen Tozer, a brazen and rambunctious young policewoman assisting him with the case. Together they navigate a world on edge, where conservative tradition gives way to frightening new freedoms--and troubling new crimes"-- Provided by publisher.
Title: She's leaving home / William Shaw.
Edition: First North American edition.
Publisher, Date: New York : Mulholland Books, 2014.
Description: 421 pages ; 25 cm
Subjects: Police -- Fiction.
Subjects: Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction.
Subjects: Women -- Violence against -- Fiction.
Subjects: Nigerians -- Great Britain -- Fiction.
Subjects: London (England) -- Fiction.
Other Title: She is leaving home
LCCN: 2013038911
ISBN: 9780316246842 (hardback)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 2
Call Number: F Shaw