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Rose

Rose( )
Author: Smith, Martin Cruz
ISBN:978-0-679-42661-5
Publication Date:Apr 1996
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

Rose is a wonderfully rich and intricate novel set in nineteenth-century Wigan, a town located in the coal country of Lancashire.  Its protagonist, Jonathan Blair, is a mining engineer who has been chased out of Africa for "stealing" from the missionaries' Bible Fund in order to pay off the porter of his expedition into the interior of the Gold Coast; he is now down and out in London. Blair's employer, Bishop Hannay, promises to send him back to Africa if he can find John Maypole, the...
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Book Details
Pages:364
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
Book Weight:1.55 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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