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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Putnam Pub Group
Publication date March 1, 2016
Pages 561
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780399575242
ISBN-10 0399575243
Dimensions 1.15 by 4.25 by 7.55 in.
Weight 0.65 lbs.
Original list price $9.99
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Of the 1 New York Timesbestselling Kinsey Millhone series NPR said Makes me wish there were more than 26 letters Two dead men changed the course of my life that fall One of them I knew and the other I d never laid eyes on until I saw him in the morgue The first was a local PI of suspect reputation He d been gunned down near the beach at Santa Teresa It looked like a robbery gone bad The other was on the beach six weeks later He d been sleeping rough Probably homeless No identification A slip of paper with Millhone s name and number was in his pants pocket The coroner asked her to come to the morgue to see if she could ID him Two seemingly unrelated deaths one a murder the other apparently of natural causes But as Kinsey digs deeper into the mystery of the John Doe some very strange linkages begin to emerge And before long at least one aspect is solved as Kinsey literally finds the key to his identity And just like that she says the lid to Pandora s box flew open It would take me another day before I understood how many imps had been freed but for the moment I was inordinately pleased with myself In this multilayered tale the surfaces seem clear but the underpinnings are full of betrayals misunderstandings and outright murderous fraud And Kinsey through no fault of her own is thoroughly compromised W is for wanderer worthless wronged W is for wasted

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780399158988 Book cover for 9781410462176
 
from Marian Wood (September 10, 2013)
9780399158988 | details & prices | 486 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.75 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $28.95
About: Private investigator Kinsey Millhone finds shocking connections between two seemingly unrelated deaths in this #1 New York Times bestselling mystery in the Alphabet series.
Large print edition from Thorndike Pr (September 4, 2013)
9781410462176 | details & prices | 715 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.50 in. | 1.80 lbs | List price $36.99
About: Of the #1 New York Times-bestselling Kinsey Millhone series, NPR said, "Makes me wish there were more than 26 letters.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780399575242 Book cover for 9780425271575 Book cover for 9781594137884
 
The price comparison is for this edition
from Putnam Pub Group (March 1, 2016)
9780399575242 | details & prices | 561 pages | 4.25 × 7.55 × 1.15 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $9.99
About: Of the 1 New York Timesbestselling Kinsey Millhone series NPR said Makes me wish there were more than 26 letters Two dead men changed the course of my life that fall One of them I knew and the other I d never laid eyes on until I saw him in the morgue The first was a local PI of suspect reputation He d been gunned down near the beach at Santa Teresa It looked like a robbery gone bad The other was on the beach six weeks later He d been sleeping rough Probably homeless No identification A slip of paper with Millhone s name and number was in his pants pocket The coroner asked her to come to the morgue to see if she could ID him Two seemingly unrelated deaths one a murder the other apparently of natural causes But as Kinsey digs deeper into the mystery of the John Doe some very strange linkages begin to emerge And before long at least one aspect is solved as Kinsey literally finds the key to his identity And just like that she says the lid to Pandora s box flew open It would take me another day before I understood how many imps had been freed but for the moment I was inordinately pleased with myself In this multilayered tale the surfaces seem clear but the underpinnings are full of betrayals misunderstandings and outright murderous fraud And Kinsey through no fault of her own is thoroughly compromised W is for wanderer worthless wronged W is for wasted
Reprint edition from Putnam Pub Group (August 5, 2014)
9780425271575 | details & prices | 436 pages | 4.25 × 6.75 × 1.50 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $7.99
About: MINOR EDGE WEAR ON COVER AND SPINE EDGES.
Large print edition from Large Print Pr (August 5, 2014)
9781594137884 | details & prices | 713 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.48 lbs | List price $15.00
About: The first victim was a local PI of suspect reputation who'd been gunned down near the beach at Santa Teresa.
CD/Spoken Word
Book cover for 9780307704290
 
With Judy Kaye (other contributor) | Unabridged edition from Random House (September 10, 2013); titled "W is for Wasted: Kinsey Millhone Mystery"
9780307704313 | details & prices | 5.25 × 6.00 × 1.50 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $45.00
With Judy Kaye (other contributor) | Abridged edition from Random House (September 10, 2013); titled "W is for Wasted: Kinsey Millhone Mystery"
9780307704290 | details & prices | 5.00 × 6.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.40 lbs | List price $32.00
About: Of the #1 New York Times bestselling Kinsey Millhone series, NPR said, “Makes me wish there were more than 26 letters.

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