1300 36 33 32

Maddy Sprowls gets to The Hannawa Herald-Union on the stroke of nine, makes her first mug of Darjeeling tea, and settles down at her desk to read the obituaries. First she reads that her old college friend Gordon Sweet is dead. Then she learns he was murdered-at the abandoned landfill where the eccentric archae-ology professor was conducting his latest dig. Just like that, the cranky 68-year-old newspaper librarian finds herself investigating another murder. No, two murders! So begins a harrowing and hilarious trek back to Maddy's old beatnik days, when she was a member of the Meriwether Square Baked Bean Existen-tialist Society. Legendary beat writer Jack Kerouac still casts a long shadow over the group. And there's a coffee house full of quirky suspects to consider: Poet Chick Glass, saxophonist Shaka Bop, free-thinking Effie Fredmansky, snooty Gwen Moffitt-Stumpf, and toxic waste dumper Kenneth Kingzette. C.R. Corwin, a former newspaper reporter, lived in Akron, Ohio. He died unexpectedly in 2008 at age 59.

Buy Dig book by C. R. Corwin from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781590582046
ISBN-10: 1590582047
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Pages: 422
Imprint: Poisoned Pen Press
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Publish Date: 6-Jan-2010
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Dig book by C. R. Corwin and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write Review


Books By Author C. R. Corwin

Morgue Mama by C. R. Corwin

Morgue Mama

Paperback, February 2013
$26.05
Unraveling of Violeta Bell by C. R. Corwin

The Unraveling of Violeta Bell

Paperback, April 2011
$26.05
Dig by C. R. Corwin

Dig

Paperback, February 2008
$26.05