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Windy City Blues (1995) [Collection]
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Series: V.I. Warshawski

Summary (From the publisher):

Decked out in her silk shorts and no-nonsense attitude, V.I. has barely finished her morning coffee when she sees an ad in the paper asking for information about her own mother, long dead. Enter her newfound Italian cousin Vico, with a score to settle - in blood. So much for family ties. But when V.I.'s friend Dr. Lotty Herschel is suspected of killing her professional rival and stealing his priceless statue, V.I. cuts to the art of the case - and it's not a pretty picture at all! Then a high school classmate summons V.I. to a race at the Old Swimming Hole - only to leave her swimming with the sharks. By now V.I. could use a relaxing facial. Instead, she gets the business when her pal Sal's beautician-sister transforms a client into a stiff....


  • Author’s Note · pr
  • Introduction: A Walk on the Wild Side: Touring Chicago with V.I. Warshawski · in *
  • Grace Notes · na *
  • The Pietro Andromache [“The Case of the Pietro Andromache”] · nv AHMM Dec ’88
  • Strung Out · nv Deadly Allies, ed. Robert J. Randisi & Marilyn Wallace, Doubleday Perfect Crime, 1992
  • At the Old Swimming Hole · nv Mean Streets, ed. Robert J. Randisi, Mysterious Press, 1986
  • The Maltese Cat · nv Sisters in Crime 3, ed. Marilyn Wallace, Berkley, 1990
  • Settled Score · ss A Woman’s Eye, ed. Sara Paretsky, Delacorte, 1991
  • Skin Deep · ss The New Black Mask No.8, ed. Matthew J. Bruccoli & Richard Layman, HBJ, 1987
  • The Takamoku Joseki · ss AHMM Jan ’84
  • Three-Dot Po · ss The Eyes Have It, ed. Robert J. Randisi, Mysterious Press, 1984

Original title: Windy City Blues
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and DetectivesPrivate Detective

The following works are contained within this one:
     Three-Dot Po (1984) [Short Story]
      Author: Sara Paretsky
     Takamoku Joseki, the (1984) [Short Story]
      Author: Sara Paretsky
     At the Old Swimming Hole (1986) [Short Story]
      Author: Sara Paretsky
     Skin Deep (1987) [Short Story]
      Author: Sara Paretsky
     Pietro Andromache, the (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Sara Paretsky
     Maltese Cat, the (1990) [Short Story]
      Author: Sara Paretsky
     Settled Score (1991) [Short Story]
      Author: Sara Paretsky
     Grace Notes (1995) [Short Story]
      Author: Sara Paretsky

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Windy City Blues (1995)
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Language: English

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Windy City Blues (1995)

ISBN: 0385315023

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