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Author Pearl, Matthew.

Title The Poe shadow: [a novel] [Hoopla electronic resource].

Edition Abridged.
Imprint [United States] : Simon & Schuster Audio : Made available through hoopla, 2006.
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Description 1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 30 min.)) : digital.
Access Digital content provided by hoopla.
Cast Read by Erik Singer.
Summary Baltimore, 1849. The body of Edgar Allan Poe has been buried in an unmarked grave. Everyone seems to accept the conclusion that Poe was a second-rate writer who met a disgraceful end -- except for a young Baltimore lawyer named Quentin Clark, an ardent admirer who puts his own career and reputation at risk in a crusade to salvage Poe's. As Quentin explores the puzzling circumstances and unanswered questions of Poe's demise, he realizes that he must find the one person who can help: the real-life model for Poe's brilliant fictional detective character, C. Augustine Dupin, the hero of ingenious tales of crime and detection. Soon Quentin finds himself enmeshed in sinister machinations involving international political agents and the lost secrets of Poe's final hours, and must himself turn master investigator to escape Poe's grisly fate. Drawing on original, groundbreaking research, the bestselling author of The Dante Club has once again crossed literary history with sublime craftsmanship and devious twists to create a beautifully detailed, ingeniously plotted tale of suspense. Includes Matthew Pearl's exclusive audio afterword on the truth behind Poe's death!
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 -- Death and burial -- Fiction.
Authors, American -- 1901-2000 -- Fiction. -- Sound recordings.
Lawyers -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Fiction. -- Sound recordings.
Baltimore (Md.) -- History -- Fiction.
Added Author Singer, Erik.
hoopla digital.
ISBN 9780743555791 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
0743555791 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Music No. MWT11508314
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