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Frog music : a novel / Emma Donoghue.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9780316324687 (hardcover) :
  • ISBN: 031632468X (hardcover) :
  • Description: 405 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2014.

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2 current holds with 33 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Adult Fiction FICTION/ Donoghue (Text to phone) Available -
Beverly Farms Adult Fiction Fiction/ Donoghue (Text to phone) Checked out 11/15/2014
Beverly Main NEW Fiction/ Donoghue (Text to phone) Checked out 11/17/2014
Beverly Main NEW Fiction/ Donoghue (Text to phone) Available -
Danvers New Books Fic / Donoghue (Text to phone) Available -
Everett - Parlin Memorial Adult New Books NEW FIC/Donoghue (Text to phone) Available -
Everett - Shute Memorial Adult Fiction FIC Donoghue (Text to phone) Offline -
Lynnfield Adult Fiction Fiction / Donoghue, E. (Text to phone) Checked out 11/17/2014
Marblehead Adult New Fiction NEW FICTION DONOGHUE, EMMA 2014 (Text to phone) Checked out 11/12/2014
Marblehead Adult New Fiction NEW FICTION DONOGHUE, EMMA 2014 (Text to phone) Checked out 11/05/2014
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Contents Note: Darlin' -- There's the cry -- Somebody's watching -- "Vive le Rose" -- I hardly knew ye -- Bang away -- When the train comes along.
Summary: This novel is based on an unsolved murder in 1876 San Francisco. Summer of 1876: San Francisco is in the fierce grip of a record-breaking heatwave and a smallpox epidemic. Through the window of a railroad saloon, a young woman called Jenny Bonnet is shot dead. The survivor, her friend Blanche Beunon, is a French burlesque dancer. Over the next three days, she will risk everything to bring Jenny's murderer to justice, if he doesn't track her down first. The story Blanche struggles to piece together is one of free-love bohemians, desperate paupers and arrogant millionaires; of jealous men, icy women and damaged children. It's the secret life of Jenny herself, a notorious character who breaks the law every morning by getting dressed: a charmer as slippery as the frogs she hunts. As the story digs up a long-forgotten, never-solved crime, its tale of love and bloodshed among lowlifes captures the pulse of a boomtown in 19th century California. -- Provided by publisher.

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