The Resource 7 days, Deon Meyer ; translated from Afrikaans by K.L. Seegers

7 days, Deon Meyer ; translated from Afrikaans by K.L. Seegers

Label
7 days
Title
7 days
Statement of responsibility
Deon Meyer ; translated from Afrikaans by K.L. Seegers
Title variation
Seven days
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • afr
  • eng
Summary
"I'll shoot a policeman every day until you arrest the murderer of Hanneke Sloet. Shortly after the South African Police Services receive this threatening email, a policeman is shot by a sniper and recovering alcoholic Benny Griessel is ordered to reopen the Sloet case. Hanneke Sloet was a sensual and ambitious lawyer. At the time of her murder she was working on one of the biggest Black Empowerment deals in South African history. She was found dead in her luxury Cape Town apartment, a single stab wound to her chest. After forty days, the trail has gone cold. The first investigation could find no motive and no leads, only a set of nude photographs, an ex-boyfriend with a rock-solid alibi, conniving attorneys and financial double-dealing. Benny has to deal with immense pressure from his superiors, the media and the unfathomable sniper, whose emails keep coming and who won't stop shooting. And then there's Benny's love interest, former pop sensation Alexa Barnard, who is also trying to rebuild her life after the ravages of alcohol, and Benny has to make sure she stays sober for her comeback. At the same time, Benny's feisty colleague, Captain Mbali Kaleni, is hunting the shooter, trying desperately to find what connects him to Hanneke Sloet. Both Benny and Mbali are about to endure seven days of hell." --Bookdepository.co.uk
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SALS
Dewey number
839.3636
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Afrikaans
Literary form
novels
Target audience
adult
7 days, Deon Meyer ; translated from Afrikaans by K.L. Seegers
Label
7 days, Deon Meyer ; translated from Afrikaans by K.L. Seegers
Publication
Note
Originally published in Afrikaans in 2012 as 7 Dae by Human & Rousseau
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
14331339
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24 cm.
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Extent
343 pages
Isbn
9781444723717
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781444723717
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