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The Pale Blue Eye
The Pale Blue Eye
Author: Louis Bayard
At West Point Academy in 1830, the calm of an October evening is shattered by the discovery of a young cadet's body swinging from a rope just off the parade grounds. An apparent suicide is not unheard of in a harsh regimen like West Point's, but the next morning, an even greater horror comes to light. Someone has stolen into the room where the b...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780719568510
ISBN-10: 071956851X
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4.8 stars, based on 3 ratings
Publisher: John Murray
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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Set in the 1830s a forme NYC detective is called out of retirement to solve a baffling mystery at West POint. The setting and personalities are well explained so you can see and feel the uncertainty hovering over all. The unraveling is subtle...an intriguing murder mystery with NO modern glitz and glitter, simply good old fashioned detective work.
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