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Them bones. by Howard Waldrop

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Published by Century .
Written in English


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Pagination217p. ;
Number of Pages217
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Open LibraryOL17419365M
ISBN 100712629440, 0712634266

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Them Bones If only I hadn’t kidnapped the dog but the ransom paid the I seem to be a private eye.I shouldn’t have listened to that ghost. Meet Sarah Booth Delaney an unconventional Southern belle whose knack for uncovering the truth is about to make her the hottest detective in Zinnia, Mississippi if it doesn’t. Well written, without the usual Kindle version typos, Them Bones is a story of the Mound Builder Indians of our history, and the unfortunate and tragic results of meeting Caucasian peoples. Part archaeology, part alternative history, this book is very entertaining and a quick, enjoyable read/5(83). Them Bones book. Read 63 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Madison Yazoo Leake, of the bombed-out, radiation-ridden 21st century, w /5.   Carolyn Haines is the author of the Sarah Booth Delaney Mysteries, including Greedy Bones, Bone Appetit, and Bones of a is the recipient of both the Harper Lee Distinguished Writing Award and the Richard Wright Award for Literary Excellence. Before writing fiction, she worked for several years as a journalist, and first visited the Delta, the setting for her mysteries, to do a /5(59).

What did you love best about Them Bones? The character was transformed beautifully from a woman needing a job, to a young detective. The plot was excellent and this book became a fast read. Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How? This book was followed by numerous other Sarah Booth mysteries that left readers hungry for more. Some of the books that stood out include hallowed bones. In this book, Sarah Booth investigates the mystery of a Doreen Mallory. This is a somewhat famous school teacher and tarot card reader accused of murdering her baby.   The book has so much literary merit, that it could be placed among the novels. However, the excellent mystery plot also wins it a place among the mysteries. Haines creates characters who are memorable and vivid and places them in the Mississippi Delta town of Zinnia (I'm kind of reminded of the movie "In the Heat of the Night").5/5(5). Them Bones Lyrics: Aah! Aah! Aah! Aah! / I believe them bones are me / Some say we're born into the grave / I feel so alone / Gonna end up a big ole pile of them bones / Aah! Aah! Aaah! / Dust rise.

  Really good book "Them Bones" was hard to put down. I live in Mississippi so I could relate to it. That really is what it's like here, not so many murders but lotsa drama and "daddy's girls". I look forward to reading another Sarah Booth PI story/5(41). THEM BONES (First edition dust jacket only - no book) by WALDROP, Howard and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at "Them Bones" is a song by the American rock band Alice in Chains. It is the opening track and the second single from their second album, Dirt (). The song was also included on the compilation albums Nothing Safe: Best of the Box (), Music Bank (), Greatest Hits (), The Essential Alice in Chains (). A live performance of the song is included on their live album entitled Live Genre: Alternative metal, grunge. Them Bones () is the first solo novel by science fiction writer Howard Waldrop. It was nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award in , but lost out to William Gibson's Neuromancer; both novels were part of the third Ace Science Fiction Specials series edited by Terry : Howard Waldrop.