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The temptation of forgiveness / Donna Leon.

Leon, Donna, (author.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 21 copies available at Sitka.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sparwood Public Library.

Current holds

12 current holds with 0 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Sparwood Public Library FIC LEO (Text) 35172000237517 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
100 Mile House Branch LEO (Text) 33923005978451 Mystery Volume hold In transit -
Alert Bay Public Library AF LEO (Text) 35125000126973 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 04/28/2018
Castlegar Public Library VAN1695877615577 (Text) BCD1695877615577 On Order Volume hold On order -
Fernie Heritage Library FIC LEO (Text) 35136000516790 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Gibsons Public Library FIC LEON (Text) 30886001051040 Adult Mystery Hardcover Volume hold Checked out 05/08/2018
Grand Forks ON ORDER (Text) BGF279 On Order Volume hold On order -
Invermere Public Library FIC LEO (Text) IPL054452 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 04/25/2018
Mackenzie Public Library LEO (Text) 35192000305940 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 04/28/2018
Nelson Public Library MYS LEO (Text) 3514830028191 Mystery Volume hold Checked out 05/08/2018
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780802127754
  • Physical Description: 300 pages : map ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Map on endpapers.
"Simultaneously published in Great Britain in 2018 by William Heinemann"--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.:
"The memorable characters and Venetian drama that have long captivated Donna Leon's many readers are on full display in The Temptation of Forgiveness . Surprised, if not dismayed, to discover from his superior, Vice-Questore Patta, that leaks are emanating from the Questura, Commissario Guido Brunetti is surprised more consequentially by the appearance of a friend of his wife's, fearful that her son is using drugs and hopeful Brunetti can somehow intervene. When Tullio Gasparini, the woman's husband, is found unconscious and with a serious brain injury at the foot of a bridge in Venice after midnight, Brunetti is drawn to pursue a possible connection to the boy's behavior. But the truth, as Brunetti has experienced so often, is not straightforward. As the twenty-seventh novel unfolds in Donna Leon's exquisite chronicle of Venetian life in all its blissful and sordid aspects, Brunetti pursues several false and contradictory leads while growing ever more impressed by the intuition of his fellow Commissario, Claudia Griffoni, and by the endless resourcefulness and craftiness of Signorina Elettra, Patta's secretary and gate-keeper. Exasperated by the petty bureaucracy that constantly bedevils him and threatens to expose Signorina Elettra, Brunetti is steadied by the embrace of his own family and by his passion for the classics. This predilection leads him to read Sophocles' Antigone, and, in its light, consider the terrible consequences to which the actions of a tender heart can lead."--Provided by the publisher.
Subject: Brunetti, Guido (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Police > Italy > Venice > Fiction.
Leaks (Disclosure of information) > Fiction.
Venice (Italy) > Fiction.
Genre: Mystery fiction.

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