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Moonbird Boy

Padgett, Abigail

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ISBN 10: 0892966130 / ISBN 13: 9780892966134
Editorial: Mysterious Press, U.S.A., 1996
Condición: As New Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Jack Skylark's Books (West Covina, CA, Estados Unidos de America)

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This un-read copy and BroDart protected jacket are fine, without faults. Gift quality. Signed and dated (April 13, 1996) on the title page by Padgett. First edition / first printing. Ships in bubble wrap in box. N° de ref. de la librería BX2-8

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Título: Moonbird Boy

Editorial: Mysterious Press, U.S.A.

Año de publicación: 1996

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:As New

Condición de la sobrecubierta: As New

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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Child abuse investigator Bo Bradley takes up the search for the family of a Native American boy, a quest that leads her to a multi-national medical company, where she uncovers a conspiracy of greed and murder.

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Moonbird is a six-year-old boy whose future is at the heart of the latest in Padgett's increasingly compelling series featuring manic-depressive sleuth Bo Bradley. Bo meets Moonbird at Ghost Flower Lodge, a psychiatric rehabilitation facility run by the Neji Indians in the desert mountains of Southern California. The boy is there with his father, Mort Wagman, a single parent, aspiring comic and schizophrenic who had recently gone off his medications. Bo (seen last in Turtle Baby) is there climbing out of a deep depression that had been precipitated by the death of her 17-year-old dog.When Mort is shot to death in a nearby canyon, Bo is devastated, but her sympathy for the boy and her job as a social worker for the San Diego Child Protective Services give her impetus to investigate Mort's death and watch over his son, who will be moved into the child welfare system if no relatives are found. Bo, whose illness gives her an acute, reliable self-awareness, has become more forceful and credible with each of her four appearances. Padgett places her in a complex, well-orchestrated plot here, involving the greedy aspirations of a medical management corporation that hopes to franchise the Lodge's traditional Neji healing approach. Firmly rooted in Bo's unique interaction with the world, the narrative develops texture and depth as Padgett weaves strands of neurophysiological research, Indian ritual, murder, big business, WW II atrocities, family ties and romance (in the continuing relationship of Bo and pediatrician Andrew LaMarche) into a gripping novel. Mystery Guild featured alternate.
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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