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Author Waltzer, Jim, 1950- author.

Title Of sound mind / James Waltzer.

Publication Info. Aurora, IL : Medallion Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Adult Fiction  WALTZER, JIM    Check Shelf
 Portland Public Library - Adult Department  FIC MYS WALTZER    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 356 pages ; 21 cm
Summary "A slow-boil, modern noir, Of Sound Mind finds audiometry technician Richard Keene settling into his new, center-city apartment just as he reaches his thirtieth birthday. Formerly confined to a mental institution, Richard struggles to adapt to a world of adult freedom. He possesses abnormally acute powers of hearing and suffers from claustrophobia, yet he feels unleashed to dare fate in high places - in short, he is a bundle of neuroses. When he believes he hears a strangulation murder committed behind the closed door of a neighboring apartment in his high-rise, Richard confronts a chance for redemption that he knew would come someday. For the incident eerily parallels the defining experience of his childhood, the night he heard - through the walls of his row house - the death struggle of the little girl next door. But just how reliable are Richard's perceptions?"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Hearing -- Fiction.
Audiometry -- Fiction.
Murder -- Fiction.
Audiometry. (OCoLC)fst00821132
Hearing. (OCoLC)fst00953374
Murder. (OCoLC)fst01029781
Genre/Form Suspense fiction.
Noir fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Noir fiction.
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Noir fiction. (OCoLC)fst01922488
Suspense fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726755
Other Form: Online version: Waltzer, Jim, 1950- author. Of sound mind. First edition. Aurora, IL : Medallion Press, 2016 9781942546191 (DLC) 2016007733
ISBN 9781942546184 (paperback)
1942546181 (paperback)
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