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Rose

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Author: Smith, Martin Cruz
ISBN:978-0-679-75878-5
Publication Date:Apr 1996
Publisher:Random House Large Print
Imprint:Random House Large Print
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

The American adventurer Jonathan Blair has been chased by scandal out of West Africa to the stranger land of Victorian England. Gin-soaked and shaking from malaria, he must travel to Wigan, a town in the darkest part of England, to solve the mysterious disappearance of a young cleric. Nineteenth-century Wigan is two worlds. On the surface is the serene land of the moneyed. But in the coal pits that reach below the surface lurks a separate world where miners eke out their short,...
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Book Details
Pages:529
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.24 x 9.36 Inches
Book Weight:1.644 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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