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Lemur, the (2008) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

John Glass's life in New York should be plenty comfortable. He's given up his career as a journalist to write an authorized biography of his father-in-law, communications magnate and former CIA agent Big Bill Mulholland. He works in a big office in Mulholland Tower, rent-free, and goes home (most nights) to his wealthy and well-preserved wife, Wild Bill's daughter. He misses his old life sometimes, but, all in all, things turned out well.

But when his shifty young researcher, a man he calls "The Lemur", turns up some unflattering information about the family, Glass's whole easy existence is threatened. Then the young man is murdered, and it's up to Glass to find out what The Lemur knew, and who killed him, before any secrets come out, and before any other bodies appear.

Original title: The Lemur
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysterySuspense

Edition #1: Lemur, the

Lemur, the (2008)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Black's mordant wit and profound world-weariness make for a classy, character-driven mystery." Booklist
  • "If the book's big secret doesn't quite live up to its press notices, Black's prose is so mesmerizing, crisp, precise, alive with telling details, that you'll enjoy every step in the trail that leads there." Kirkus Reviews
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Lemur, the (June 2008)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Picador
ISBN: 9780312428082
Dimensions: 5.73 x 8.17 x .42
Pages: 132

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