Titolo: The Night Gardener
Casa editrice: Little Brown & Co, Boston
Data di pubblicazione: 2006
Condizione libro: As New
Condizione sovraccoperta: As New
autografato: Signed by Author(s)
Edizione: First Edition
Octavo, black paper spine over blue paper covered boards with white spine titles. 375 pp. SIGNED on title page by George PELECANOS. A very tight, clean, fresh, bright, unmarked and unread volume in a crisp, sharp, bright, tight, price-clipped dust jacket. Fine in fine dust jacket. AS NEW. Codice inventario libreria 08064
Riassunto: The haunting story of three copsone good, one bad, one brokenand the murder that reunites them in a showdown decades in the making. Gus Ramone is good police, a former Internal Affairs investigator now working homicide for the citys Violent Crime branch. His new case involves the death of a local teenager named Asa, whose body has been found in a community garden. The murder unearths intense memories of a case Ramone worked as a patrol cop 20 years earlier, when he and his partner, Dan Doc Holiday, assisted a legendary detective named T.C. Cook. The series of murders, all involving local teenage victims, was never solved. In the years since, Holiday has left the force under a cloud of morals charges. Cook has retired, but he has never stopped agonizing about the Night Gardener killings. The new case draws the three men together, re-igniting the love, regret, and anger that once burned between them, and old ghosts walk once more as they try to lay to rest the monster who has stalked their dreams.
L'autore: George Pelecanos lives in Washington D.C. with his wife and children. He also manages Circle Films, an independent production company responsible for such films as the Coen Brothers' RAISING ARIZONA, MILLER'S CROSSING and BARTON FINK.
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Libreria AbeBooks dal: 19 marzo 1997
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