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By Derek Miller

ISBN-10: 0547934882

ISBN-13: 9780547934884

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“A soulful, humane, and sparklingly humorous novel. Spend your time with Sheldon and corporate within the Scandinavian desolate tract and also you simply may possibly make peace together with your god, your ghosts, and yourself.” — Gary Shteyngart, writer of large unhappy real love Story

Sheldon Horowitz—widowed, impatient, impertinent—has grudgingly agreed to go away big apple and circulation in along with his granddaughter, Rhea, and her new husband, Lars, in Norway—a state of blue and ice with 1000 Jews, now not certainly one of them a former Marine sniper within the Korean struggle grew to become watch repairman. now not beforehand, anyway.

Home by myself one morning, Sheldon witnesses a dispute among the girl who lives upstairs and an competitive stranger. whilst occasions flip dire, Sheldon seizes and shields the neighbor’s younger son from the violence, they usually flee the scene. As Sheldon and the boy search for a secure haven in an alien international, prior and current weave jointly, forcing them ever ahead to a wrenching second of truth.

“This is likely one of the most sensible books of the season, of any genre.” — Buffalo News

“Miller joins the ranks of Stieg Larsson, Henning Mankell, and Jo Nesbø, the holy trinity of Scandinavian crime novelists.” — Booklist (starred assessment)

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But they were instrumental in publicly defining the cases, rooting the victims’ images in the popular imagination, generating and focusing collective moral outrage and support for change, and, crucially, keeping the stories alive in both political and popular consciousness, in some cases, long after the initial investigation had closed. qxd 10/23/2007 5:20 PM Page 34 CHRIS GREER QUESTIONS Revisit your list of crime victims. Now, consider how you are thinking about those crimes? What is it that you recall about each case?

So despite the fact that the economic, social and physical harm done can be enormous (Croall, 2001b; Tombs, 2005), white-collar and corporate offending continue to suffer from relative media invisibility, with the victims remaining less visible still. Over-representing victims of crime Police and prison officers as crime victims Discussions of ideal and legitimate victims have so far focused on members of the public. Another important manifestation of the ‘ideal victim’, at times no less potent in terms of generating sustained media attention and public outcry, is the police or prison officer killed in the line of duty.

London: Tavistock. Christie, N. (1986) ‘The ideal victim’, in E. ), From Crime Policy to Victim Policy. Basingstoke: Macmillan. Corner, J. (2004) ‘Afterword: framing the new’, in S. Holmes and D. Jermyn (eds), Understanding Reality Television. London: Routledge. Cottle, S. (2004) The Racist Murder of Stephen Lawrence: Media Performance and Public Transformation. Westport, CT: Praeger. Cottle, S. (2005) ‘Mediatized public crisis and civil society renewal: The racist murder of Stephen Lawrence’, Crime, Media, Culture: An International Journal, 1(1): 49–71.

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