Synonyms for warshawski or Related words with warshawski


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He asks Warshawski if she could watch her and Warshawski agrees. Later that night, Boom-Boom is killed in a boat explosion and Kat hires Warshawski to track down her father's killer. In doing so she befriends the victim's daughter; together they set out to crack the case.
Deadlock is a detective novel by Sara Paretsky told in the first person by private eye (Vic) V. I. Warshawski.
The protagonist of all but two of Paretsky's novels is V.I. Warshawski, a female private investigator. She created her as a female response to male hard-boiled detectives such as ┬┤Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe. In 1991 the film V.I. Warshawski was released starring Kathleen Turner; the lead character came from Paretsky, but the film is not based on a particular novel.
The full (rarely used) name of the fictional private investigator V. I. Warshawski, created by Sara Paretsky, is Victoria Iphigenia Warshawski. In the 1985 novel "Killing Orders", third in the series, the protagonist identifies herself with the character of Greek myth, and recognizes a traumatic event of her childhood with the act of Iphigenia's sacrifice.
Sara Paretsky (born June 8, 1947) is an American author of detective fiction, best known for her novels focused on the female protagonist V.I. Warshawski.
Bronzeville and its black community have a central role in the plot of Sara Paretsky's 2003 detective mystery novel Blacklist, part of the V. I. Warshawski series.
As a teenager, he met Marie Warshawski at the wedding of a mutual friend. They married in 1973, and have three sons and a daughter.
Blacklist is a 2003 novel by crime writer Sara Paretsky featuring her protagonist, Private Investigator V. I. Warshawski. It won the 2004 Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger.
Victoria Iphigenia "Vic" "V. I." Warshawski is a fictional private investigator from Chicago appearing in a series of detective novels and short stories written by Sara Paretsky.
The "Irish Times" reviewer wrote: "Irreverent, resourceful and hard-boiled in her patter, Flavia is a heroine to rival her contemporary counterparts VI Warshawski and Kinsey Milhone." Tom Holland reviewed the book for "The Guardian" and ended:
Besides being one of America's most prolific mystery writers, Kaminsky inspired many other writers in the genre, including fellow Chicagoan Sara Paretsky, who dedicated the first novel in her V. I. Warshawski private-eye series to Kaminsky.
V.I. Warshawski is a 1991 film directed by Jeff Kanew. It was intended to be a film franchise starring Kathleen Turner, but no sequels were ever produced following the film's critical and commercial failure.
Victoria Iphigenia Warshawski, called "Vic" by her friends, is the daughter of Italian-born Gabriella Sestrieri, who, being half-Jewish, had to flee the Mussolini regime in 1941 and as a destitute immigrant met and married Anton "Tony" Warshawski, a Polish American Chicago police officer. Gabriella spoke Italian with her daughter, who became fluent in that language. On the other hand, the American-born Tony spoke only English with her, and she only picked up a few words of Polish from her father's mother.
V.I. Warshawski isn't crazy about going back to her old South Chicago neighborhood, but she's never been a woman who breaks a promise. Returning to her old neighborhood for a school reunion, she finds herself agreeing to search for a childhood friend's missing father, a man her friend never knew and about whom her friend's dying mother will not speak. What ought to have been a routine missing-persons case rapidly turns up a homicide; and Warshawski must battle corrupt local politicians and businessmen, who do all they can to derail her investigation.
Victoria "V.I" Warshawski is a Chicago-based freelance private investigator who lives the part of the hard-boiled detective. But in her heart of hearts, she is a softy. One night, while she is drinking at her favorite bar, she meets an ex-Blackhawks hockey player named Boom-Boom Grafalk (Stephen Meadows). The two connect and a romance appears to be in the making. But Warshawski is nevertheless surprised when Boom-Boom appears at her doorstep later that night with his 13-year-old daughter, Kat (Angela Goethals) in tow.
Over the years, the Green Mill has appeared in many films, such as "Thief" (1981), "Next of Kin" (1989), "V. I. Warshawski" (1991), "Prelude to a Kiss" (1992), "Folks!" (1992), "A Family Thing" (1996), "Soul Food" (1997), "High Fidelity" (2000), and "The Break-Up" (2006).
He and his band appeared in the 1991 film, "V. I. Warshawski", and later that year toured across Europe with Michael Coleman and Kenny Neal. In 1993, Lusk's prior recording entitled, "Chicago Blues Festival 91", with Coleman and Neal was released.
As Executive Producer, BAVC produced "The Stand In", directed by Bob Zagone and starring Danny Glover. One year later, BAVC produced "The Life and Times of Rose Maddox", a documentary about the country western singer. The Grass Valley Switcher was installed in the Online suite, and Morrie Warshawski became the new Executive Director.
Blood Shot (marketed under the title "Toxic Shock" in the United Kingdom), published in New York in 1988, is the fifth in a series of novels by Sara Paretsky featuring her character V. I. Warshawski, a hard-boiled female private investigator.
Only "Deadlock" has been turned into a film, "V. I. Warshawski," with Kathleen Turner in the title role. The film, which took many creative liberties with Paretsky's character, was meant as a franchise for Turner, but those plans were scrapped when it was not a commercial success, grossing only $11.1 million domestically.