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The Resource The good boy, Theresa Schwegel

The good boy, Theresa Schwegel

Label
The good boy
Title
The good boy
Statement of responsibility
Theresa Schwegel
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Edgar award winner Theresa Schwegel returns with The Good Boy, her most dramatic and emotional novel to date, a family epic that combines the hard-boiled grit of her acclaimed police thrillers with an intimate portrait of a young boy trying to follow his heart in an often heartless city. For Officer Pete Murphy, K9 duty is as much a punishment as a promotion. When a shaky arrest reignites a recent scandal and triggers a multimillion-dollar lawsuit, all eyes are on Pete as the department braces for another media firestorm. Meanwhile, Pete's eleven-year-old son Joel feels invisible. His parents hardly notice him--unless they're arguing about his "behavioral problems"--and his older sister, McKenna, has lately disappeared into the strange and frighteningworld of teenagerdom. About the only friend Joel has left is Butchie, his father's furry "partner." When Joel and Butchie follow McKenna to a neighborhood bully's party, illegal activity kicks the dog's police training into overdrive, and soon the duo are on the run, navigating the streets of Chicago as they try to stay one step ahead of the bad guys--bad guys who may have a very personal interest in getting some payback on Officer Pete Murphy"--
  • "Edgar award winner Theresa Schwegel returns with her most dramatic and emotional novel to date, a family epic that combines the hard-boiled grit of her acclaimed police thrillers with an intimate portrait of a young boy trying to follow his heart in an often heartless city. For Officer Pete Murphy, K9 duty is as much a punishment as a promotion. When a shaky arrest reignites a recent scandal and triggers a multimillion-dollar lawsuit, all eyes are on Pete as the department braces for another media firestorm. Meanwhile, Pete's eleven-year-old son Joel feels invisible. His parents hardly notice him--unless they're arguing about his "behavioral problems"--and his older sister, McKenna, has lately disappeared into the strange and frightening world of teenagerdom. About the only friend Joel has left is Butchie, his father's furry "partner." When Joel and Butchie follow McKenna to a neighborhood bully's party, illegal activity kicks the dog's police training into overdrive, and soon the duo are on the run, navigating the streets of Chicago as they try to stay one step ahead of the bad guys--bad guys who may have a very personal interest in getting some payback on Officer Pete Murphy"--
Summary
When 11-year-old Joel Murphy, the son of K9 police officer Pete Murphy, follows his older sister to a neighborhood bully's party with his dad's furry partner, they witness a shooting that forces them to go on the run to stay one step ahead of the bad guys who are gunning for him and his father
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10225091
Cataloging source
DLC
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Schwegel, Theresa
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3619.C4925
LC item number
G66 2013
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Police
  • Police dogs
  • Race relations
  • Vendetta
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural
Target audience
adult
Label
The good boy, Theresa Schwegel
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20241907
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
357 pages
Isbn
9781250001795
Lccn
2013025314
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(DLC)BK0012847376
Label
The good boy, Theresa Schwegel
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20241907
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
357 pages
Isbn
9781250001795
Lccn
2013025314
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(DLC)BK0012847376

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