The cuckoo's calling
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Published:
New York, NY : Mulholland Books, 2013.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st North American ed.
Physical Desc:
455 pages ; 25 cm.
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Description
A brilliant debut mystery in a classic vein: Detective Cormoran Strike investigates a supermodel's suicide. After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private investigator. Strike is down to one client, and creditors are calling. He has also just broken up with his longtime girlfriend and is living in his office. Then John Bristow walks through his door with an amazing story: His sister, thelegendary supermodel Lula Landry, known to her friends as the Cuckoo, famously fell to her death a few months earlier. The police ruled it a suicide, but John refuses to believe that. The case plunges Strike into the world of multimillionaire beauties, rock-star boyfriends, and desperate designers, and it introduces him to every variety of pleasure, enticement, seduction, and delusion known to man. You may think you know detectives, but you've never met one quite like Strike. You may think you know about the wealthy and famous, but you've never seen them under an investigation like this. Introducing Cormoran Strike, this is the acclaimed first crime novel by J.K. Rowling, writing under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780316206846, 0316206849
Reading Level:
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Level 6.7, 24 Points

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Originally published: Great Britain : Sphere, 2013.
Description
"After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private investigator. Strike is down to one client, and creditors are calling. He has also just broken up with his longtime girlfriend and is living in his office. Then John Bristow walks through his door with an amazing story: His sister, thelegendary supermodel Lula Landry, known to her friends as the Cuckoo, famously fell to her death a few months earlier. The police ruled it a suicide, but John refuses to believe that. The case plunges Strike into the world of multimillionaire beauties, rock-star boyfriends, and desperate designers, and it introduces him to every variety of pleasure, enticement, seduction, and delusion known to man."--Dust jacket.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Galbraith, R. (2013). The cuckoo's calling. 1st North American ed. New York, NY: Mulholland Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Galbraith, Robert. 2013. The Cuckoo's Calling. New York, NY: Mulholland Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Galbraith, Robert, The Cuckoo's Calling. New York, NY: Mulholland Books, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Galbraith, Robert. The Cuckoo's Calling. 1st North American ed. New York, NY: Mulholland Books, 2013. Print.

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