Sara Paretsky's Body Work (V.I. Warshawski Novel) PDF

By Sara Paretsky

ISBN-10: 1101442484

ISBN-13: 9781101442487

The very last thing V.I. Warshawski used to be looking ahead to while she confirmed up at Chicago's membership Gouge used to be that she'd finally end up cradling a loss of life functionality artist in an alley. A PTSD-stricken soldier is presumed in charge of the homicide, yet it really is as much as V.I. to determine what different types of shady actions are relatively occurring at membership Gouge...

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If some man painted a picture of her naked and hung it in a museum, you’d think, wow, he’s a totally great artist. Well, she’s a totally great artist, and she doesn’t need a man or a museum to make her famous. You saw her, Vic. ” I eyed her thoughtfully. In the seven months I’d spent around my cousin, this was the first time she’d revealed any awareness of women’s issues, in the arts or anywhere else. “Pretty sophisticated analysis, Petra. ” Petra flamed crimson and shifted her weight in her high-heeled boots.

Girlie’? ” His lips curved into something like a sneer. “Maybe, but you could look like part of a bad movie yourself if you try to mess with me. ” I leaned against the railing and yawned. “Go put on a sheet and dance around a cross if you want to scare people. ” He pulled his hand back as if he were going to hit me but thought better of it in the nick of time. “No one messes with me, girlie. ” “People who mess with me or my cousin tend to spend a lot of years in Stateville, Rodney, when they aren’t picking themselves out of gutters—or snowbanks.

No one protested—we’re all inured these days to being searched. Pretty soon, we’ll have to get undressed before we walk into our apartment buildings at night, and we’ll probably submit to that without a murmur. When I reached the front of the line, I showed the bouncer my PI license and explained that Petra had summoned me. The bouncer, Mark, looked me up and down but nodded me into the club. “I don’t know if the Artist’ll talk to you,” he said, “but she’s in the back. ” Mark shuffled his feet.

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