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Author Jacobs, Nova, author.

Title The last equation of Isaac Severy : a novel in clues / Nova Jacobs.

Publication Info. New York : Touchstone, 2018.
1 hold on first copy returned of 3 copies

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Fiction  New Shelf  M JACOBS,NOV    On Holdshelf
 PAS Central Library Fiction, Mystery    M JACOBS,N    Staff Reported Missing
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Fiction, Mystery    M JACOBS,N    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Fiction.
Edition First Touchstone hardcover edition.
Description x, 337 pages ; 24 cm
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Summary "Just days after mathematician and family patriarch Isaac Severy dies of an apparent suicide, his adopted granddaughter Hazel, owner of a struggling Seattle bookstore, receives a letter from him by mail. In it, Isaac alludes to a secretive organization that is after his final bombshell equation, and he charges Hazel with safely delivering it to a trusted colleague. But first, she must find where the equation is hidden. While in Los Angeles for Isaac's funeral, Hazel realizes she's not the only one searching for his life's work, and that the equation's implications have potentially disastrous consequences for the extended Severy family, a group of dysfunctional geniuses unmoored by the sudden death of their patriarch. As agents of an enigmatic company shadow Isaac's favorite son--a theoretical physicist--and a long-lost cousin mysteriously reappears in Los Angeles, the equation slips further from Hazel's grasp. She must unravel a series of maddening clues hidden by Isaac inside one of her favorite novels, drawing her ever closer to his mathematical treasure. But when her efforts fall short, she is forced to enlist the help of those with questionable motives"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Secret societies -- Fiction.
Mathematicians -- Fiction.
Families -- Fiction.
Books and reading -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Detective and mystery fiction.
ISBN 9781501175121 (hardback)
1501175122 (hardback)
9781501175145 (ebook)

 
    
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