The Resource Death of a new American, Mariah Fredericks

Death of a new American, Mariah Fredericks

Label
Death of a new American
Title
Death of a new American
Statement of responsibility
Mariah Fredericks
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The atmospheric, compelling follow-up to the stunning debut A Death of No Importance, featuring series character, Jane Prescott. In 1912, as New York reels from the news of the Titanic disaster, ladies' maid Jane Prescott travels to Long Island with the Benchley family. Their daughter Louise is to marry William Tyler, at their uncle and aunt's mansion; the Tylers are a glamorous, storied couple, their past filled with travel and adventure. Now, Charles Tyler is known for putting down New York's notorious Italian mafia, the Black Hand, and his wife Alva has settled into domestic life. As the city visitors adjust to the rhythms of the household, and plan Louise's upcoming wedding, Jane quickly befriends the Tyler children's nanny, Sofia--a young Italian-American woman. However, one unusually sultry spring night, Jane is woken by a scream from the nursery--and rushes in to find Sofia murdered, and the carefully locked window flung open. The Tylers believe that this is an attempted kidnapping of their baby gone wrong; a warning from the criminal underworld to Charles Tyler. But Jane is asked to help with the investigation by her friend, journalist Michael Behan, who knows that she is uniquely placed to see what other tensions may simmer just below the surface in this wealthy, secretive household. Was Sofia's murder fall-out from the social tensions rife in New York, or could it be a much more personal crime?
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fredericks, Mariah
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3606.R435
LC item number
D429 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social classes
  • Lady's maids
  • Nannies
  • Murder
  • Household employees
  • Upper class
  • Murder
  • New York (N.Y.)
Label
Death of a new American, Mariah Fredericks
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 289 pages
Isbn
9781250152992
Lccn
2018049423
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1061864729
  • (OCoLC)on1061864729
  • 1807095
Label
Death of a new American, Mariah Fredericks
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 289 pages
Isbn
9781250152992
Lccn
2018049423
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1061864729
  • (OCoLC)on1061864729
  • 1807095

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