Carved In Bone: A Body Farm Novel

Mass Market Paperback | May 28, 2013

byJefferson Bass

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The Body Farm is a patch of ground in Tennessee dedicated to the science of death, where human remains lie exposed to be studied for their secrets.

Renowned anthropologist Dr. Bill Brockton has spent his career surrounded by death at the Body Farm. Now he's being called upon to help solve a baffling puzzle in a remote mountain community. The mummified corpse of a young woman dead for thirty years has been discovered in a cave, the body bizarrely preserved and transformed by the environment's unique chemistry. But Brockton's investigation is threatening to open old wounds among an insularpeople who won't forget or forgive. And a long-buried secretprematurely exposed could inflame Brockton's own guilt—and the dangerous hostility of bitter enemies determined to see himfail . . . by any means necessary.

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The Body Farm is a patch of ground in Tennessee dedicated to the science of death, where human remains lie exposed to be studied for their secrets. Renowned anthropologist Dr. Bill Brockton has spent his career surrounded by death at the Body Farm. Now he's being called upon to help solve a baffling puzzle in a remote mountain communit...

Jefferson Bass is the writing team of Jon Jefferson and Dr. Bill Bass. Dr. Bass, a world-renowned forensic anthropologist, is the creator of the University of Tennessee's Anthropology Research Facility, widely known as the Body Farm. He is the author or coauthor of more than two hundred scientific publications, as well as a critically ...

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Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 7.5 × 4.19 × 0.94 inPublished:May 28, 2013Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062277359

ISBN - 13:9780062277350

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Author reels you in & keeps you there. First time reading this author's work. I really enjoyed it! Very descriptive writing helps you have a real mental picture of the story as it unfolds. I didn't want to put it down! Will definitely read more of his books!
Date published: 2015-10-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Funny and great reading The most macarbe and funniest novel! Great writting for such a subject. Great speed and action form a new authur to me! A delight to read and will look for more of this soon!
Date published: 2015-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Carved in Bone Great story telling for those who like forensic mysteries.
Date published: 2014-09-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from My impression This is the first Body Farm book I've read and I enjoyed it immensely . I'll be reading more in future.
Date published: 2013-07-29

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“[A] unique corpse, solid science, quirky humor and a lovable protagonist.”