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Hardcover Play Dead Book

ISBN: 0446401129

ISBN13: 9780446401128

Play Dead

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A Gold Dagger Award-winner offers a shapely and intelligent (Chicago Tribune) new mystery. Gran Poppy Tasker's life becomes a little too interesting, when a corpse is found near the playground where she watches her beloved grandson play--and the political turmoil of the time reaches into her life in the form of an intriguing--and dangerous--man.

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A smart, "not too scary," beautiful murder mystery to grow with

Peter Dickinson's Play Dead is a beautiful book. It is not meant to be funny or frightening, but to draw our attention to life: children, music, relationships, love. In her attempts to understand a murder, Poppy Tasker confronts the choices that have led her to become small-of-spirit. As she comes to understand the forces that led to the murder (as well as the unintended consequences of wrong conclusions about them), she learns what is important to her and becomes "She-who-knows-what-she-wants."
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