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Starvation Lake (2009) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

In the dead of a Michigan winter, pieces of a snowmobile wash up near the crumbling, small town of Starvation Lake-the same snowmobile that went down with Starvation's legendary hockey coach years earlier. But everybody knows Coach Blackburn's accident happened five miles away on a different lake. As rumors buzz about mysterious underground tunnels, the evidence from the snomobile says one thing: murder.

Gus Carpenter, editor of the local newspaper, has recently returned to Starvation after a failed attempt to make it big at the "Detroit Times." In his youth, Gus was the goalie who let a state championship get away, crushing Coach's dreams and earning the town's enmity. Now he's investigating the murder of his former coach. But even more unsettling to Gus are the holes in the town's past and the gnawing suspicion that those holes may conceal some dark and disturbing secrets-secrets that some people closest to him may have killed to keep.

Original title: Starvation Lake
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysterySuspense
FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and DetectivesAmateur

Edition #1: Starvation Lake (2009)

Starvation Lake (2009) (0)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • ""A great debut from a major talent."" Harlan Coben
  • ""Starvation Lake" is a wonderful surprise! It is one of those books that won't shake its grip. Bryan Gruley is off to a phenomenal start."" Michael Connelly
  • ""Bryan Gruley's "Starvation Lake" introduces a welcome, human voice to crime fiction."" George Pelecanos
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Starvation Lake (March 3, 2009)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York, New York
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 9781416563624
Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 1.1 in
Pages: 370

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