The Big Rewind: A Novel

Paperback | February 2, 2016

byLibby Cudmore

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Raymond Chandler meets Nick Hornby in this clever noir romp through hipster Brooklyn as a mysterious mix tape puts a young amateur sleuth on the hunt for a killer—and for the truths hidden within her own heart.

To listen to someone else's mix tapes is a huge breach of trust.

But KitKat was dead…and curiosity got the better of me.

When a mix tape destined for her friend KitKat accidentally arrives in Jett Bennett’s mailbox, she doesn’t think twice about it—even in the age of iTunes and Spotify, the hipster residents of the Barter Street district of Brooklyn are in a constant competition to see who can be the most retro.

But when Jett finds KitKat dead on her kitchen floor, Jett suspects the tape might be more than just a quirky collection of lovelorn ballads. And when KitKat’s boyfriend Bronco is arrested for her murder, Jett and her best friend Sid set out to discover the real killer on an epic urban quest through strip joints and record stores, vegan bakeries and basement nightclubs. But the further into KitKat’s past she goes, the more she discovers about her own left-behind love life—and the mysterious man whose song she still clings to….

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Raymond Chandler meets Nick Hornby in this clever noir romp through hipster Brooklyn as a mysterious mix tape puts a young amateur sleuth on the hunt for a killer—and for the truths hidden within her own heart.To listen to someone else's mix tapes is a huge breach of trust.But KitKat was dead…and curiosity got the better of me.When a m...

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“Irreverent yet intense . . . to put it simply, Libby Cudmore rocks.”—Hilary Davidson, Anthony Award–winning author of Blood Always TellsListening to someone else’s mix tapes is a huge breach of trust.But KitKat was dead . . . and curiosity got the better of me.When a mix tape destined for her friend KitKat accidentally arrives in Jett...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.58 inPublished:February 2, 2016Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062403532

ISBN - 13:9780062403537

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“A hipster cozy! That’s a pretty irresistible idea, and Libby Cudmore’s debut novel delivers on it... The author’s anatomization of this milieu is a joy, funny, precise, and self-deprecating”