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New York : Berkley Books, 2008.
Berkley premium ed.
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418 pages ; 19 cm.
The clues to a series of remorseless killings go up in smoke--and only Kay Scarpetta can find them in this #1 New York Times bestseller from Patricia Cornwell. "Sears its way into the psyche...Ablaze with Cornwell's finest, scariest writing."-- Atlanta Journal Constitution The devastating fire tore through the horse farm, destroying everything it touched. Picking through the wreckage, Dr. Kay Scarpetta uncovers human remains--the work of an audacious and wily killer who uses fire to mask his brutal murders. And when Scarpetta learns that her old nemesis, Carrie Grethen, has escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane and is somehow involved, the investigation becomes personal. Tragedy strikes close to home. And Scarpetta must match Grethen's every move with one of her own to douse the inferno of evil that threatens everyone around her... Includes an Introduction by the Author
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APA Citation (style guide)

Cornwell, P. D. (2008). Point of origin. Berkley premium ed. New York: Berkley Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Cornwell, Patricia Daniels. 2008. Point of Origin. New York: Berkley Books.

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Cornwell, Patricia Daniels, Point of Origin. New York: Berkley Books, 2008.

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Cornwell, Patricia Daniels. Point of Origin. Berkley premium ed. New York: Berkley Books, 2008. Print.

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