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3 edition of The Fig Eater found in the catalog.

The Fig Eater

by Jody Shields

  • 66 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown and Company in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24271792M
ISBN 109780759562097, 9780759521773

The Book of Deuteronomy specifies the fig as one of the Seven Species (Deuteronomy ), describing the fertility of the land of Canaan. This is a set of seven plants indigenous to the Middle East that together can provide food all year round. The list is organized by date of harvest, with the fig being fourth due to its main crop ripening Clade: Tracheophytes. The Fig Eater. Written by Jody Shields Review by Trudi Jacobson. The Fig Eater is set in Vienna. The protagonist is a police officer who very much adheres to modern scientific methods in his investigation of the murder of a young woman.

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Buy The Fig Eater New Ed by Shields, Jody (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(24). Free Download The Fig Eater PDF, When a young woman's body is discovered in the summer of Vienna, the Inspector's wife is certain the figs found in her stomach during the autopsy are the clue to the identity of the murderer—for there are no fresh figs in Vienna at this time of year/5(K).


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The Fig Eater book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When a young woman's body is discovered in the summer of Vienna /5. Jody Shields is the author of two novels, the bestselling novel The Fig Eater and The Crimson Portrait.

Formerly Design Editor of the New York Times magazine and a Contributing Editor of American Vogue, Shields is also a screenwriter and a collected by: The Fig Eater book.

Exotic, unattainable as a fresh fruit in August in Vienna, the fig becomes the focal point of a sexual, suppressed eroticism in this detailed novel of science and mysticism. Exquisitely and perfunctorily read by Patricia Kilgarriff, THE FIG EATER provides a wealth of knowledge about figs and Viennese social customs and mores.

The Fig Eater Jody Shields, Author Little Brown and Company $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book Discover what to read next. I take away only one star for the ending. I respect the opinion of others and this is a somewhat unusual book. But I think a book is good if it keeps you wanting to see what's around the next corner, and if you care enough to want to know what will happen to your favorite characters, and /5.

THE FIG EATER. by Jody Shields. BUY NOW FROM MORE BY JODY SHIELDS. Fiction. THE WINTER STATION. by Jody Shields Fiction. THE CRIMSON PORTRAIT. by Jody Shields our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

Fig Eater book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. JODY SHIELDS FOCUSES A BRILLIAN LIGHT ON THE MURKY WORLD OF IMPERIAL VENIC /5. A site dedicated to book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy.

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The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Jody Shields. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this fiction, historical story are. The book has been awarded with, and many others/5. Cotinis mutabilis, also known as the figeater beetle (also green fruit beetle or fig beetle), is a member of the scarab beetle family.

It belongs to the subfamily Cetoniinae, comprising a group of beetles commonly called flower chafers since many of them feed on pollen, nectar, or petals. Its habitat is primarily the southwestern United States and Mexico.

Family: Scarabaeidae. Click to read more about The Fig Eater by Jody Shields. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers.

The idea is great, and the first few chapters allow intrigue, but then the book falls apart at the seams.

Overall, this was a very disappointing experience. I was not able to connect with any of the characters and 3/5(19).

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If it available for your country it will shown as book reader and user fully subscribe will benefit by having full access to. Jody Shields is the author of two novels, the bestselling novel The Fig Eater and The Crimson Portrait. Formerly Design Editor of the New York Times magazine and a Contributing Editor of American Vogue, Shields is also a screenwriter and a collected artist.

She is a resident of New York City.3/5(22). The Fig Eater eBook: Shields, Jody: : Kindle Store. Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello. Sign in Account & Lists Account & Lists Returns & 3/5(17). The Fig Eater - Jody Shields Review by Diane Wilkes.

If you would like to purchase this book, click here. I found The Fig Eater, appropriately enough, at Petals and Perks, a coffee shop which also serves as a florist--in a train don't find that combination every day (unless you frequent this particular train station)--and this book combines several unique elements as well.

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An intimate portrait of a family and an epic tale of hope and struggle. The Fig Eater: A Novel. Average rating: out of 5 stars, based on 11 reviews 11 reviews. Jody Shields. Walmart # $ $ 99 $ $ Book Format.

Select Option. There were a few things I didn't like about the book: there were several red herrings that I thought were a bit too superfluous, and except for the /5(11). "His wife, Erszebet, a Hungarian steeped in intuition and the lore of Gypsy mysticism, becomes obsessed with the murder and lauches her own parallel, secret investigation.

She is sure that the figs found in Dora's stomach are the clue to the identity of the murderer - for there are no fresh figs in Vienna at this time of the year.

With the help of a young British governess, she unmasks an /5(12). The Fig Eater (Book): Shields, Jody: Vienna, -- Freud's city hovers on the threshold between darkness and light, superstition and science. The murder of Dora, the daughter of a respectable bourgeois family, is being investigated by the Inspector, newly schooled in rationalist criminology.

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"The Fig Eater" by Jody Shields A first-time novelist, recasting a Freudian case history as a psychosexual detective story, wonders what would have happened if "Dora" had been murdered.The Fig Eater is set in Vienna and tracks the parallel investigations of a husband and wife into the brutal slaying of a young girl in a local park.

The husband happens to be "The Inspector" of the local police department/5(3).