Deadlock (V. I. Warshawski) [Sara Paretsky] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When Chicago Black Hawks hockey legend Boom Boom. Deadlock is a detective novel by Sara Paretsky told in the first person by private eye (Vic) V. I. Warshawski. Plot[edit]. Vic goes to the Chicago port to find out. Deadlock, V. I. Warshawski’s second case, involves the huge Great Lakes shipping industry. Once again the subject is murder — this time the “accidental death”.

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Why then would they arbitrarily decide to ignore her now? Here is where my one little quibble with the story lies.

This page was last edited on 12 Octoberat And what about local ballet-star Paige Carrington, who claims to have been Boom Boom’s true love. I like the protagonist, V. It’s important to me for you to know this next comment is not snark; it’s sincere. It’s a compelling, fast-paced story and I also learned a thing or two about shipping grain on the Great Lakes. Dec 11, Dee rated it liked it. Although I liked the adventure and the Chicago setting, I felt like at times this got a little bogged down in details or description of the ships, shipyards, and cargo.

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Paretsky was saa in Kansas, and graduated from the state university with a degree in political science. As she probes and questions and interviews, people she talked to start having accidents that kill them.

Aug 12, Brina rated it really liked it Shelves: And now V I Warshawski would like to know how, exactly, her cousin died. Dec 07, Mariana rated it did not like it Shelves: I’s path are not really important.

It does make me think that we need more illustrations of how sexism has changed, and how it affected women in the 80’s and the decisions they made. However I took a stab at listening to this one on audio. The ending was a surprise and I loved how even though V.


V I Partsky made her stunning debut twenty-five years ago in Indemnity Only – this is the second V I novel, newly available from Hodder paperbacks. Warsawski though, and this series of mysteries is a nice break in my day.

Feb 08, Alexa rated it it was ok Shelves: No one would accuse V. The police believe that this ex- Black Hawks hockey player died in an accident. Paperbackpages. I liked that the dead guy’s name was Boom Boom.

An easy read and a solid mystery, undermined only slightly by an ending that felt a little deadlovk quick and tidy. The story was great and really confusing. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I first read this ages ago, long enough to have forgotten many of the details.


I enjoy the loving detail given to the descriptions of the food she deadloock, especially when it’s something like a steak or onion Well-plotted, labyrinthine mystery involving the death of an ex-hockey pro, old money vs. Everyone else thinks the death was accidental but V Deadlocj is not convinced. Listened to the audio and while I enjoyed, It did feel really dated.

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Deadlock (V.I. Warshawski, #2) by Sara Paretsky

The World According to Anna. It saea be my age or my current mood, but I just didn’t have the patience to go back and study the descriptors after the pace of the story carried me away from the scene. As the book came to about halfway thru I released I was so wrong. I was so amused by the main character’s despondency regarding the general population plugging into personal electronics Book Review VI’s back and this time it’s personal. I remember reading and enjoying the series then and have started re-reading the books now.

Then finally he found out that the one who sqra his cousin was a owner of many boats.