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Title:
Death and the dogwalker
Author:
Orde, A. J.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Doubleday, [1990]

©1990
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780385266710
Format :
Book

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"Orde writes with a firm, precise voice and Lynx is a well-drawn and likable character." SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS NEWS Fred Foret looked so lifelike when Jason Lynx's dog found him dead in a Denver park. Jason, a compulsive puzzle solver, is fascinated and investigates on his own. When beautiful Melody Steinwale's body is also found dead in the park, Jason tries to make the pieces fit. The ugly picture that emerges tells Jason more about himself than he cares to know....


Author Notes

Sheri S. Tepper was born Shirley Stewart Douglas on July 16, 1929 near Littleton, Colorado. She held numerous jobs before becoming a full-time author including working at Rocky Mountain Planned Parenthood from 1962 to 1986, eventually becoming the executive director.

In the early 1960s, she wrote poems and children's stories under the name Sheri S. Eberhart. In the 1980s, she became a feminist and science fiction/fantasy writer. Her books include The Revenants, After Long Silence, The Gate to Women's Country, Grass, Shadow's End, Gibbon's Decline and Fall, The Family Tree, Six Moon Dance, Singer from the Sea, The Fresco, The Visitor, The Companions, and The Margarets. She received the Locus Award for Beauty and a World Fantasy life achievement award in 2015. She also wrote horror under the name E. E. Horlak and mysteries under the names A. J. Orde and B. J. Oliphant. She died on October 22, 2016 at the age of 87.

(Bowker Author Biography)