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Author: Terry Pratchett
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Book Title
Snuff
Author
Terry Pratchett
ISBN
9780062218865
At long last, Lady Sybil has lured her husband, Sam Vimes, on a well-deserved holiday away from the crime and grime of Ankh-Morpork. But for the commander of the City Watch, a vacation in the country is anything but relaxing. The balls, the teas, the muck--not to mention all that fresh air and birdsong--are more than a bit taxing on a cynical city-born and -bred copper.Yet a policeman will find a crime anywhere if he decides to look hard enough, and it's not long before a body is discovered, and Sam--out of his jurisdiction, out of his element, and out of bacon sandwiches (thanks to his well-meaning wife)--must rely on his instincts, guile, and street smarts to see justice done. As he sets off on the chase, though, he must remember to watch where he steps. . . . This is the countryside, after all, and the streets most definitely are not paved with gold.--Kirkus ReviewsBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Terry PratchettPublisher: HarperTrophyPublished: 12/26/2012ISBN: 9780062218865Pages: 480Weight: 0.60lbsSize: 7.50h x 4.20w x 1.20dAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 147966 / SnuffReading Level: 7.1 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 22

At long last, Lady Sybil has lured her husband, Sam Vimes, on a well-deserved holiday away from the crime and grime of Ankh-Morpork. But for the commander of the City Watch, a vacation in the country is anything but relaxing. The balls, the teas, the muck--not to mention all that fresh air and birdsong--are more than a bit taxing on a cynical city-born and -bred copper.

Yet a policeman will find a crime anywhere if he decides to look hard enough, and it's not long before a body is discovered, and Sam--out of his jurisdiction, out of his element, and out of bacon sandwiches (thanks to his well-meaning wife)--must rely on his instincts, guile, and street smarts to see justice done. As he sets off on the chase, though, he must remember to watch where he steps. . . . This is the countryside, after all, and the streets most definitely are not paved with gold.

--Kirkus Reviews

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: HarperTrophy
Published: 12/26/2012
ISBN: 9780062218865
Pages: 480
Weight: 0.60lbs
Size: 7.50h x 4.20w x 1.20d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 147966 / Snuff
Reading Level: 7.1 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 22

At long last, Lady Sybil has lured her husband, Sam Vimes, on a well-deserved holiday away from the crime and grime of Ankh-Morpork. But for the commander of the City Watch, a vacation in the country is anything but relaxing. The balls, the teas, the muck--not to mention all that fresh air and birdsong--are more than a bit taxing on a cynical city-born and -bred copper.

Yet a policeman will find a crime anywhere if he decides to look hard enough, and it's not long before a body is discovered, and Sam--out of his jurisdiction, out of his element, and out of bacon sandwiches (thanks to his well-meaning wife)--must rely on his instincts, guile, and street smarts to see justice done. As he sets off on the chase, though, he must remember to watch where he steps. . . . This is the countryside, after all, and the streets most definitely are not paved with gold.

--Kirkus Reviews

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: HarperTrophy
Published: 12/26/2012
ISBN: 9780062218865
Pages: 480
Weight: 0.60lbs
Size: 7.50h x 4.20w x 1.20d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 147966 / Snuff
Reading Level: 7.1 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 22