Destroying Angels Signed By Author
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Five Star First Edition Mystery; 8.60 X 5.70 X 0.80 inches; 295 pages; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 91523
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Gail Lukasik was born in Cleveland, Ohio. She lives in Libertyville, Illinois, with her husband and their Shetland sheepdog.
About the Author: Gail Lukasik was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and was a ballerina with the Cleveland Civic Ballet Company. She has worked as a choreographer, freelance writer, editor, and college lecturer. Lisel Mueller described her book of poems, Landscape Toward a Proper Silence, as a "splendid collection." In 2002 she was awarded an Illinois Arts Council award for her poem, "In Country." She received her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she taught writing and literature. Her first mystery novel, Destroying Angels, was written as a result of her son's suggestion: "You're always reading mysteries, why don't you try writing one." Kirkus Reviews described her second Leigh Girard mystery, Death's Door, as "fast-paced and literate, with a strong protagonist and a puzzle that keeps you guessing." Mel Jacobs of Gumshoe Reviews said of her third Leigh Girard mystery, Peak Season for Murder: "The exciting climax will keep the pages turning. The intricacies of the characters and relationships add spice to the continuing story of Leigh Girard." Her book of poems, Homeless, In My Own Words: True Stories of Homeless Mothers, was inspired by her interviews with homeless mothers living in Chicagoland area shelters. She spent a year recording the women's stories. She was certified as a canoe instructor and has led canoeing trips on the Des Plaines River. When her nose isn't buried in a book, she likes to hike the beautiful forest preserves near her house.
Title: Destroying Angels Signed By Author
Publisher: Five Star
Publication Date: 2006
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: First Edition.
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