Cover of the first edition
|Series||V. I. Warshawski #11|
|September 29, 2003|
|Media type||Print (Hardback)|
|LC Class||PS3566.A647 B55 2003|
Chicago private detective V.I. Warshawski is asked by a longtime client to look into his mother's suspicion that trespassers are living in the empty mansion her father built. V.I. discovers a corpse on the property that is found to be a young black journalist who was writing about members of a 1930s federal theater project and one member in particular that was blacklisted during the Communist witch hunt. V.I. is hired by the journalist's sister to investigate his death.
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