Last edited by Dougul
Thursday, May 7, 2020 | History

16 edition of Murder at the Library of Congress found in the catalog.

Murder at the Library of Congress

by Margaret Truman

  • 133 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Washington (D.C.)
    • Subjects:
    • Library of Congress -- Fiction,
    • Reed-Smith, Annabel (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
    • Smith, Mac (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
    • Women art dealers -- Fiction,
    • Law teachers -- Fiction,
    • Washington (D.C.) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMargaret Truman.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3570.R82 M7542 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination322 p. ;
      Number of Pages322
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL32888M
      ISBN 100375500685
      LC Control Number99014953

        Although the Library of Congress (as the name implies) reports to Congress, its boss is a Presidential appointee. Barack Obama appointed a librarian from his base of Chicago who rose to be head of Author: Andrew Orlowski. Click to read more about Murder at the Library of Congress by Margaret Truman. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers Though there is some interesting "insider" info on the workings of the Library of Congress, the rest of the book was pretty predictable and at times kind of boring. Some of the language is a /5(7).

      One of the most interesting items that the Law Library will be showcasing is the printed record of the Mahatma Gandhi murder case.A rare book acquisition by the Law Library in , it details a significant event of Indian history, the assassination of Gandhi on Janu This item, an eight-volume record of the Gandhi murder trial, had originally belonged to the main assassin. Murder at The Library of Congress Margaret Truman Fawcett J Margaret Truman looks inside one of D.C.'s great institutions, the Library of Congress, the place where much of the wisdom of the nation is collected, and finds blood on the floor.

      The first book in an exciting new classic mystery series created in partnership with the Library of Congress, That Affair Next Door follows Miss Amelia Butterworth, an inquisitive single woman who becomes involved in a murder investigation after the woman next door turns up dead. Miss Amelia Butterworth is unmarried but quite content as an observer of human nature—until late . The following is a guest post by Peter Roudik, director of legal research at the Law Library of specializes in Russia and the former Soviet Union. He has written a number of posts on topics related to countries in that region, including posts on Christmas, Soviet Style; Soviet investigation of Nazi war crimes, lustration in Ukraine, Crimean history and the .


Share this book
You might also like
George Segal

George Segal

Wiring simplified

Wiring simplified

Giant rhinoceros

Giant rhinoceros

Migrant labour in the Pacific

Migrant labour in the Pacific

Prince Valiants Perilous Voyage (Prince Valiant, Book 4)

Prince Valiants Perilous Voyage (Prince Valiant, Book 4)

Anti-ministerial objections considered, or, The unreasonable pleas made by some against their duty to their ministers ...

Anti-ministerial objections considered, or, The unreasonable pleas made by some against their duty to their ministers ...

Cotton goods in the Balkan states

Cotton goods in the Balkan states

Rock n roll nights

Rock n roll nights

A to Z

A to Z

Waste not, want not

Waste not, want not

Irresistible wifestyles

Irresistible wifestyles

art of EKG interpretation

art of EKG interpretation

Study Guide, Chapters 1-18 for use with Fundamental Accounting Principles

Study Guide, Chapters 1-18 for use with Fundamental Accounting Principles

Emigration report of Commissioners

Emigration report of Commissioners

Murder at the Library of Congress by Margaret Truman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Murder at the Library of Congress is the sixteenth novel in Margaret Truman's Capital Crimes series--but the first one I've read. I grabbed it up at the Friends of the Library Bookstore primarily because it was set at the Library of Congress.

Mysteries set in libraries represent another sub-genre that I like to read/5. out of 5 stars Murder at the Library of Congress. Reviewed in the United States on J Verified Purchase. I had a difficult time getting into this book.

It did not seem all that exciting but rather mundane with too much detail about the boring daily life inside the Library of Congress/5(43).

out of 5 stars Murder at the Library of Congress. Reviewed in the United States on J Verified Purchase. I had a difficult time getting into this book. It did not seem all that exciting but rather mundane with too much detail about the boring daily life inside the Library of Congress/5(45).

The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution, and it serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with more than million items. The collections include books, sound recordings, motion pictures, photographs, maps, and.

Was it a murder. Contributor Names Library of Congress Control Number Language English Book/Printed Material The mystery of an omnibus. Translation of his "Le crime de l'omnibus." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Buy a cheap copy of Murder at the Library of Congress book by Margaret Truman. In the depths of the U.S. Library of Congress toil thousands of researchers, chasing down obsessions, breakthroughs, and new contributions to human wisdom. But /5(5). We learn about a rare-book black market for this diary and meet an overly aggressive TV journalist who likewise keeps getting in the way of the murder investigation.

Meanwhile, it seems like everyone is looking for hidden documents to point to this diary and solve this murder. My review of Murder at the Library of Congress:3/5. Murder at the Library of Congress Margaret Truman (Murder at the Watergate,etc.). but the fun of the book is getting to it.

The Library is the real star, and D.C., as always in. PUBLISHERS WEEKLY NOV 1, The theft from a private museum in Miami of a painting by 19th-century artist Fernando Reyes of Columbus offering his book of privileges to Ferdinand and Isabella sets off the action in this latest Washington, D.C.-insider tale from Truman (Murder at the Watergate,etc.)/5(10).

Margaret Truman looks inside one of D.C.'s great institutions, the Library of Congress, the place where much of the wisdom of the nation is collected, and finds blood on the there a second diary, beyond the one Columbus kept, describing his voyage to the New World.

Leading scholars at the. At its heart this is a novel about women. While we hear from several characters, male and female, the only first-person sections belong to Alice, a young woman named Eleanor Billington and, much.

: Murder at the Library of Congress () by Truman, Margaret and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(K). Get this from a library. Murder at the Library of Congress.

[Margaret Truman] -- The Washington art gallery owner, Annabel Smith, investigates the blackmarket in rare books. This follows several murders, connected to an attempt to obtain a journal of the voyage of Columbus to the.

Editions for Murder at the Library of Congress: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition), (Hardcover published in ), A look in these books will solve the puzzle. As part of its Lifelong Literacy campaign, the Library of Congress invites you to put on your sleuthing hats and uncover the mysteries that await you.

Biggest selling children's book series in the “Guinness Book of World Records” (, ) Watch the author at the National Book.

About Murder at the Library of Congress. In the depths of the U.S. Library of Congress toil thousands of researchers, chasing down obsessions, breakthroughs, and new contributions to human wisdom.

But when amateur D.C. sleuth Annabel Reed-Smith enters this stately American institution, she discovers a hornet’s nest of intrigue and murder. Description. Journalist Annabel Reed-Smith is at the Library of Congress researching a diary of Christopher Columbus'voyage. When a scholar studying the same subject is killed in the stacks nearby, Annabel begins to suspect that the library may contain information someone would do anything to keep secret.

Library of Congress When amateur D.C. sleuth Annabel Reed-Smith enters the U.S. Library of Congress, she discovers a hornet's nest of intrigue and murder.

After a renowned scholar is bludgeoned to death, an ambitious reporter links the case to the heist of a Spanish painting from a Miami museum and a killing in Mexico City. Margaret Truman looks inside one of D.C.'s great institutions, the Library of Congress, the place where much of the wisdom of the nation is collected, and finds blood on the there a second diary, beyond the one Columbus kept, describing.

Read "Murder at the Library of Congress" by Margaret Truman available from Rakuten Kobo. Margaret Truman looks inside one of D.C.'s great institutions, the Library of Congress, the place where much of the wisd Brand: Random House Publishing Group.

Washington, D.C. — Three titles will launch the Library of Congress Crime Classics Series in spring Cover designs were inspired by images from the Library's collections. Classic American crime novels will see new life in a new publishing collaboration between the Library of Congress and Poisoned Pen Press, an imprint of Sourcebooks.

In the depths of the U.S. Library of Congress toil thousands of researchers, chasing down obsessions, breakthroughs, and new contributions to human wisdom. But when amateur D.C. sleuth Annabel Reed-Smith enters this stately American institution, she discovers a hornet's nest of intrigue and murder/5(K).

The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, containing a collection of “over million books, periodicals, manuscripts, maps, music, recordings, images, and electronic resources.” According to the Library of Congress website, the catalog itself has 17 million records that describe these collections.

The cataloging system.