Everything you need to understand or teach Deep Freeze by John Sandford.
John Sandford’s thriller and suspense novel, Deep Freeze, is the author’s tenth novel featuring Minnesota state investigator Virgil Flowers. The narrative tells of Virgil’s investigation of two cases, a murder and the illegal manufacturing, and selling, of altered Barbie Dolls. As he investigates both cases, Virgil shows that he is a man who prefers to use his detective skills and instinct as opposed to his gun, but can be tough when the situation demands it. Themes related to economic disparity, women and power, life in a small town, the struggle between the law and real life, and obsession appear throughout.