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The Resource October Fest

October Fest

Label
October Fest
Title
October Fest
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Subject
Summary
Beer and polka music reign supreme at Octoberfest, Battle Lake's premier fall festival. To kick off the celebrations, the town hosts a public debate between the two congressional candidates: straight-laced Arnold Swydecker, and slippery incumbent, Sarah Glokkmann. As a reporter for the Battle Lake Recall, Mira James is roped into writing up the word war. But the festive mood sours when a well-known Glokkmann-bashing blogger is found dead . . . and the congresswoman herself meets a gruesome fate. To keep the heat off her best friend's fiancé—an ex-con reporter—Mira wades through the candidates' dirty laundry, their unsavory secrets, and some murderous mudslinging to expose the killer. Praise: "With snappy jokes and edgy dialog, Lourey brings a Gen-X tone to a traditional mystery. The classic romance setup and her effective handling of eldercare issues enhance a clever plot. More spunky than sweet; get started on this Lefty-nominated series if you've previously missed it."—Library Journal (starred review) "Lourey has cleverly created an entertaining murder mystery with the most unlikely murder accomplice ever. Her latest is loaded with humor, and many of the descriptions are downright poetic."—Booklist (starred review) "The story is funny, ribald and brimming with small-town eccentrics."—Kirkus Reviews "I loved Lourey's quirky, appealing sleuth and her wry yet affectionate look at small town life. No gimmicks, just an intriguing plot with oddball characters. I hope Mira's misfortune of stumbling over a dead body every month lasts for many years!"—Donna Andrews, New York Times bestselling author of Stork Raving Mad
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Lourey, Jess
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Fiction
  • Mystery
Label
October Fest
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:740d240d-7d46-4ea2-a1cf-53c01418164f
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780738729169
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
October Fest
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:740d240d-7d46-4ea2-a1cf-53c01418164f
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780738729169
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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    Oshkosh Public Library 106 Washington Ave, Oshkosh, WI, 54901, US
    44.0177049 -88.5362463
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