Man Kills Woman by D. L. Flusfeder

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Commissioned to write a biography of adventurer and psychologist William Ivory, sports journalist Richard Tierney pieces together the truth about Ivory's bizarre death and uncovers his own role in a sinister charade.

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Romance author Jayne Ann Krentz was born in Borrego Springs, California on March 28, 1948. She received a B.A. in history from the University of California at Santa Cruz and a Masters degree in library science from San Jose State University. Before becoming a full-time author, she worked as a librarian. Her novels include: Truth or Dare, All Night Long, and Copper Beach. She has written under seven different names: Jayne Bentley, Amanda Glass, Stephanie James, Jayne Taylor, Jayne Castle, Amanda Quick and Jayne Ann Krentz. Her first book, Gentle Pirate, was published in 1980 under the name Jayne Castle. She currently uses only three personas to represent her three specialties. She uses the name Jayne Ann Krentz for her contemporary pieces, Amanda Quick for her historical fiction pieces, and Jayne Castle for her futuristic pieces. She has received numerous awards for her work including the 1995 Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award for Trust Me, the 2004 Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award for Falling Awake, the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award, the Romantic Times Jane Austen Award, and the Susan Koppelman Award for Feminist Studies for Dangerous Men and Adventurous Women: Romance Writers on the Appeal of the Romance.
Published May 13, 1993 by Secker & Warburg. 375 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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As he follows up hints of Ivory's wide- ranging vices--his resolute immersion in decadence, his fascination with suicide (the cognate cases of Chatterton, Kleist, and especially Mishima are duly trotted out), his domination of Helen, his Euro- wannabe Japanese second wife, Reiko, and Lizzie Sharp...

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As his research takes him into the circle of Ivory's closest friends, Tierney builds a picture of Ivory that is contradictory and intriguing.

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