Dimensions: 383 pages, 9.5 × 6.25 × 1.19 in
Published: September 1, 1998
Publisher: Little, Brown & Co.
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0316152447
ISBN - 13: 9780316152440
About the Author
Michael Connelly, Connelly graduated from the University of Florida in 1980 where he majored in journalism and minored in creative writing. After graduation, he worked at newspapers in Daytona Beach and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, specializing in the crime beat. He was writing about the police and crime during the wave of violence that came over South Florida during the "cocaine wars." In 1986, he interviewed survivors of a plane crash with two other reporters and the magazine story subsequently written on the crash was on the short list for the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing. This story led to a job as a crime reporter for the Los Angeles Times. After three years there, Connelly began writing his first novel. His first novel featured the LAPD Detective Hieronymus Bosch and was titled "The Black Echo" (1992). It was based, in part, on a true crime that occurred in Los Angeles, and "The Black Echo" won the Edgar Award for best first novel by the Mystery Writers of America. He followed up with three more Bosch novels titled "The Black Ice,""The Concrete Blonde," and "The Last Coyote." Afterwards, he published "The Poet" (1996), which featured a newspaper reporter as a protagonist, and "Blood Work" (1998), which was inspired by a friend's heart transplant and the "survivors guilt" that was experienced by his friend for living at the expense of somebody's death. "Angels Flight" (1999) brought back the Bosch series and in "Void Moon" (2000), Connelly introduced a new character,
From Our Editors
LAPD homicide detective Harry Bosch is back on the job in Trunk Music, but his first case won't be easy. Inside the trunk of a Rolls-Royce is the dead body of a top-notch Hollywood producer. Harry suspects a Mafia hit, but the LAPD's organized crime unit isn't pursuing the case. As Harry hits the trail in search of clues, he realizes that he's become a target... Edgar Award-winning author Michael Connelly worked for the Los Angeles Times as a police reporter. At this new price, this book is an exciting addition to any library.