North Branch Library is closed until further notice due to restroom plumbing issues.

Hush money: Spenser Series, Book 26

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
"With Hush Money, Parker adds another classic to the legendary series, with a morally complex tale that pits the burly Boston P. I. and his redoubtable cohort, Hawk, against local intellectual heavyweights." "When Robinson Nevins, the son of Hawk's boyhood mentor is denied tenure at the University, Hawk asks Spenser to investigate. It appears the denial is tied to the suicide of a young gay activist, Prentice Lamont. While intimations of an affair between Lamont and Nevins have long fed the campus rumor mill, no one is willing to talk, and as Spenser digs deeper he is nearly drowned in a multicultural swamp of politics: black, gay, academic, and feminist." "At the same time, Spenser's inamorata. Susan, asks him to come to the aid of an old college friend, K. C. Roth, the victim of a stalker. Spenser solves the problem a bit too effectively, and K. C., unwilling to settle for the normal parameters of the professional-client relationship, becomes smitten with him, going so far as to attempt to lure him from Susan. When Spenser, ever chivalrous, kindly rejects her advances, K. C. turns the tables and begins to stalk him." "Then the case of Robinson Nevins turns deadly. It is, Spenser discovers, only the tip of the iceberg in a great conspiracy to keep America white, male, and straight. Spenser must call upon his every resource, including friends on both sides of the law, to stay alive."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
Reading Level:
Level 4.2, 9 Points
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 814549cd-1f00-156c-278f-e567ed3da561
full_title hush money
author parker robert b
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2018-03-23 03:30:21AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level UG
accelerated_reader_point_value 9
accelerated_reader_reading_level 4.2
author Robert B. Parker
author_display Parker, Robert B
available_at_catalog Annex, Edmondson Pike, Edmondson Pike Kids, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Hermitage, Hermitage Kids, Main Kids, Main Library, Old Hickory, Southeast
collection_catalog Fiction, Large Print
detailed_location_catalog Annex - Adult Fiction, Edmondson Pike - Adult Fiction, Green Hills - Adult Fiction, Hermitage - Adult Fiction, Main Library - Adult Fiction, Old Hickory - Adult Large Print, Southeast - Adult Fiction
display_description PI Spenser investigates charges of discrimination made by a black professor who was denied tenure at a New England university. The professor claims there was a conspiracy to brand him as a homosexual. By the author The Godwulf Manuscript.
format_catalog Book, Large Print, eAudiobook, eBook
format_category_catalog Audio Books, Books, eBook
id 814549cd-1f00-156c-278f-e567ed3da561
isbn 9780399144585, 9780425174012, 9781101546338, 9781568957395, 9781597770200
item_details ils:CARL0000110211|35192019951080|Annex - Adult Fiction|Fiction Parker|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||AX||, ils:CARL0000110211|35192022986933|Edmondson Pike - Adult Fiction|Fiction Parker|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||EP||, ils:CARL0000110211|35192046271858|Green Hills - Adult Fiction|Fiction Parker|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GH||, ils:CARL0000110211|35192046271882|Southeast - Adult Fiction|Fiction Parker|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||SE||, ils:CARL0000110211|35192047471655|Hermitage - Adult Fiction|Fiction Parker|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||HM||, ils:CARL0000110211|35192047471663|Main Library - Adult Fiction|Fiction Parker|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, ils:CARL0000114788|35192024994778|Old Hickory - Adult Large Print|Fiction Parker Large Type|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||OH||, overdrive:48ba171d-83f9-480c-af7b-25f1bb30c6db|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,OverDrive Read,Kindle Book|Available Online||||, overdrive:ff90f330-867f-4477-a16e-1044eda06a01|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|1|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||
itype_catalog , Book, Large Print Book
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog Fiction Parker, Fiction Parker Large Type
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Annex, Edmondson Pike, Edmondson Pike Kids, Green Hills, Green Hills Kids, Hermitage, Hermitage Kids, Main Kids, Main Library, Old Hickory, Southeast
primary_isbn 9780425174012
publishDate 1999, 2000
record_details ils:CARL0000110211|Book|Books||English|G.P. Putnam's Sons,|1999.|309 p. ; 24 cm., ils:CARL0000114788|Large Print|Books||English|Wheeler Pub.,|1999.|294 p. (large print) ; 24 cm., overdrive:48ba171d-83f9-480c-af7b-25f1bb30c6db|eBook|eBook||English|Penguin Publishing Group|2000|, overdrive:ff90f330-867f-4477-a16e-1044eda06a01|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Phoenix Books, Inc.||
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog ils:CARL0000110211|35192019951080|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000110211|35192022986933|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000110211|35192046271858|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000110211|35192046271882|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000110211|35192047471655|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000110211|35192047471663|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, ils:CARL0000114788|35192024994778|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||, overdrive:48ba171d-83f9-480c-af7b-25f1bb30c6db|-1|Available Online|Available Online|false|true|true|false|false|false||||, overdrive:ff90f330-867f-4477-a16e-1044eda06a01|-1|Available Online|Available Online|false|true|true|false|false|false||||
series Spenser
series_with_volume Spenser
subject_facet Boston (Mass.) -- Fiction, Detective and mystery stories, American, Large type books, Private investigators -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Fiction, Spenser (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
title_display Hush money
title_full Hush Money Spenser Series, Book 26, Hush money / Robert B. Parker, Hush money [text (large print)] / Robert B. Parker
title_short Hush money
title_sub Spenser Series, Book 26
topic_facet Detective and mystery stories, American, Fiction, Large type books, Mystery, Private investigators, Spenser (Fictitious character)