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Rose

Rose( )
Author: Smith, Martin Cruz
ISBN:978-0-345-39044-8
Publication Date:Jun 1997
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Ballantine Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.00
Book Description:

"THE MOST INTERESTING AND RICHLY TEXTURED CRIME STORY OF THE SEASON." --Time The year is 1872. The place is Wigan, England, a coal town where rich mine owners live lavishly alongside miners no better than slaves. Into this dark complicated world comes Jonathan Blair, who has accepted a commission to find a missing man. As he begins his search every road leads back to one woman, a haughty, vixenish pit girl named Rose. With her fiery hair and skirts pinned up over trousers, she cares...
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Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.48 x 8.24 x 0.99 Inches
Book Weight:0.776 Pounds
Author Biography
Smith, Martin Cruz (Author)
Martin Cruz Smith is a writer of suspense novels. He was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, on November 3, 1942 but grew up in New Mexico and the Philadelphia area. Smith earned a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.

Smith worked for local television stations, newspapers, and the Associated Press. His early work was published under the names Simon Quinn, Jake Logan, and Martin Smith. Smith is best known for a series of suspense/thrillers featuring Investigator Arkady Renko. The first of these books, Gorky Park, was published in 1981 and adapted as a film starring William Hurt and Lee Marvin two years later. An earlier film of his work, Nightwing, directed by Arthur Hiller, was released in 1979. Smith is a member of the Authors League of America and the Authors Guild.

In 2013 his title Tatiana made The New York Times Best Seller List. The Girl from Venice also became a bestseller.

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