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City of Knives - a book by Bayer, William

City of Knives

A Novel of Buenos Aires

City of Knives( )
Author: Bayer, William
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Crossroad Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.99
Book Description:

BUENOS AIRES, rich and cruel, haunted by a violent past - a gorgeous city of intrigue and decay, a city of tango dancers, a dangerous city...a CITY OF KNIVES. CITY OF KNIVES is a psychological thriller set in one of the world's most fascinating capitals. The destinies of four main characters, each pursuing his/her own agenda, criss-cross and finally intersect: MARTA ABECASIS, homicide detective, known as La Incorrupta ("The Incorruptible One") assigned to investigate the bizarre murder...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.14 x 9.21 x 0.71 Inches
Book Weight:1.06 Pounds
Author Biography
Bayer, William (Author)
Crime writer David Hunt is the pen name of William Bayer, a graduate of Phillips Exeter Academy and Harvard University.

Bayer was a Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Information Agency where he created many documentaries, two of which received Cine Golden Eagle awards. His feature film titled Mississippi Summer won Best Feature by a Director at the Chicago International Film Festival.

Bayer has written several novels including In Search of a Hero, Switch, Wallflower, Mirror Maze, and Peregrine, which won the Edgar Award for Best Novel. He has also authored Breaking Through, Selling Out, and the nonfiction work Dropping Dead and Other Notes on Film Making.

After Bayer moved to San Francisco, he began writing under David Hunt, his pen name. Among his most recent novels are The Magician's Tale and Trick of Light.


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