"Q" Is for Quarry

"Q" Is for Quarry
"Q" Is for Quarry  
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First edition cover of the book "Q" Is for Quarry by Sue Grafton
Author(s) Sue Grafton
Country United States
Language English
Series Alphabet Mysteries
Genre(s) Mystery
Publisher G. P. Putnam's Sons
Publication date 2002-10-14
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 285 pp (first edition)
ISBN 9780399149153
OCLC Number 49618561
Dewey Decimal 813/.54 21
LC Classification PS3557.R13 Q15 2002
Preceded by "P" Is for Peril
Followed by "R" Is for Ricochet

"Q" Is for Quarry is the seventeenth novel in Sue Grafton's "Alphabet" series of mystery novels[1][2][3] and features Kinsey Millhone, a private eye based in Santa Teresa, California.[4]


  1. ^ Shafner, Rhonda (2002-10-31). "Sue Grafton turns to crime; Real murder inspires author's 17th alphabet-series mystery". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=91898. 
  2. ^ Enger, Jeremy (2002-10-21). "Best Bets". Austin American-Statesman. "'Q is for Quarry,' 'R' is for reading, 'S' is for signing The only writers who might get more mileage out of the alphabet than Sue Grafton are the ones working for Sesame Street." 
  3. ^ "For mystery writer, S is for success". St. Petersburg Times. 2002-11-11. http://www.sptimes.com/2002/11/11/Artsandentertainment/For_mystery_writer__S.shtml. 
  4. ^ Gulbransen, Susan (2002-09-01). "Racing Time: Alphabet author Sue Grafton counts down to Zero". Book. 

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