Deadlock (V. I. Warshawski) [Sara Paretsky] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When Chicago Black Hawks hockey legend Boom Boom. Deadlock is a detective novel by Sara Paretsky told in the first person by private eye (Vic) V. I. Warshawski. Plot[edit]. Vic goes to the Chicago port to find out. Deadlock, V. I. Warshawski’s second case, involves the huge Great Lakes shipping industry. Once again the subject is murder — this time the “accidental death”.

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As the book came to about halfway thru I released I was so wrong. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Vick figured it out before I did.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. I am looking forward to re-reading others in the series and reading those that I have not yet read.


Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy patetsky your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Download Image Download Image. I was deadlocl amused by the main character’s despondency regarding the general population plugging into personal electronics Book Review VI’s back and this time it’s personal.

Vic goes to the Chicago port to find out about her cousin Boom Boom’s death. It is also kind of funny to read books set in an era I can remember. About Me For those new to me or my reviews Aug 20, Helen rated it really liked it Shelves: YES I have read and consent to Hachette Australia using my personal information or data as set out in its Privacy Policy and I understand I have the right to withdraw my consent at any time.


She lives on Chicago’s south side with her husband.

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Books by Sara Paretsky. She ultimately completed a Ph. I enjoy the loving detail given to the descriptions of the food she eats, especially when it’s something like a steak or onion Deadock, labyrinthine mystery involving the death of an ex-hockey pro, old money vs.

I I enjoyed this book because I was made to feel for the individuals involved in paretskh plot to make a shipping company more solvent. Why then would they arbitrarily decide to ignore her now?

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I like that Vick likes sports and pays attention to the local games and teams. Views Read Edit View history. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

I liked that the dead guy’s name was Pardtsky Boom. Then, as she tries to steer safely out of traffic, the steering wheel spins loosely in her hands. I remember appreciating discovering a strong, sarx, female character at a time when there was a dearth of such characters in mystery novels.

The reason why I gave this book a 4 star is also because that instead of killing the owner, she reported to the police and let the police deal with it as long as he gets what he should get. Apr 06, Adam Windsor rated it really liked it Shelves: She did community service work on the south side of Chicago in and returned in to dedlock there.


The author was given an award by the Friends of American Writers for the book. Thanks for stopping by. It does make me think that we need more illustrations of how sexism has changed, and how it affected women in the 80’s and paretskyy decisions they made. Satisfying murder mystery that kept me guessing until near the end.

I enjoyed this particular one so much that I am moving straight on to the next in the series. She believes deadlokc Boom Boom was killed.

Set in the s in Chicago, Vick Warshawski is a private detective. I like Paretsky’s protagonist, V. Even though this is Book paretsjy in the series, it works just fine as a stand alone novel. Her male voices are believable. Can not wait for next installment.

To ask other readers questions about Deadlockplease sign up. Paretsky has written a novel in which a great deal is stripped bare, including Warshawski’s innermost anxieties about herself, producing a narrative as gripping as it is emotionally wrenching.

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