An Unexplained Death

The True Story of a Body at the Belvedere
Product Number: EB00719338
Released: Nov 06, 2018
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781250169150
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
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An Unexplained Death is an obsessive investigation into a mysterious death at the Belvedere-a once-grand hotel-and a poignant, gripping meditation on suicide and voyeurism "The poster is new. I notice it right away, taped to a utility pole. Beneath the word 'Missing,' printed in a bold, high-impact font, are two sepia-toned photographs of a man dressed in a bow tie and tux." Most people would keep walking. Maybe they'd pay a bit closer attention to the local news that evening. Mikita Brottman spent ten years sifting through the details of the missing man's life and disappearance, and his purported suicide by jumping from the roof of her own apartment building, the Belvedere. As Brottman delves into the murky circumstances surrounding Rey Rivera's death-which begins to look more and more like a murder-she contemplates the nature of and motives behind suicide, and uncovers a haunting pattern of guests at the Belvedere, when it was still a historic hotel, taking their own lives on the premises. Finally, she fearlessly takes us to the edge of her own morbid curiosity and asks us to consider our own darker impulses and obsessions.

Author(s): Mikita Brottman
Original Publish Date: Nov 06, 2018

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Author(s): Mikita Brottman
Narrator(s): Mikita Brottman
Product Number Z100136951
Released: Nov 06, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
ISBN: #9781250301253

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