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The Resource Dying gasp, Leighton Gage

Dying gasp, Leighton Gage

Label
Dying gasp
Title
Dying gasp
Statement of responsibility
Leighton Gage
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The granddaughter of a prominent politician is missing. Silva and his team find her in Manaus, a jungle hellhole on the Amazon where an evil female doctor is making gory snuff films. Silva must overcome his own department's indifference and the corrupt local cops before he can obtain a semblance of justice for the victims
Member of
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
339740
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gage, Leighton
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3607.A3575
LC item number
D95 2010
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Chief Inspector Mario Silva investigations
Series volume
0003
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Silva, Mario
  • Silva, Mario
  • Police
  • Missing persons
  • Brazil
  • Snuff films
  • Missing persons
  • Police
  • Snuff films
  • Brazil
Label
Dying gasp, Leighton Gage
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Paperback / softback -- Leighton Gage's third series novel featuring Brazilian Chief Inspector Mario Silva is a dark, violent book with characters that seethe on the page. . . . This is strong stuff for strong stomachs . . . compelling writing. Readers will smell the steam and stench of the Amazon and recoil from the torture and depredation from which Gage averts his lens, barely in time. -- Boston Globe Gage, an American married to a Brazilian, gives us the perfect outsider's inside look at a system hobbled by nepotism, bribery and corruption, but which at the same time, delivers justice. -- The Globe and Mail Chief Insp. Mario Silva does battle with not only criminals but also incompetence and corruption within the Brazilian bureaucracy in Gage's darkly violent third mystery to feature the wry, competent Silva. -- Publishers Weekly An engaging and fast-paced story with a strong sense of place. . . . An outstanding series. -- Booklist The granddaughter of a prominent politician is missing. Silva and his team find her in Manaus, a jungle hellhole on the Amazon where an evil female doctor is making gory snuff films. Silva must overcome his own department's indifference and the corrupt local cops before he can obtain a semblance of justice for the victims.Leighton Gage is married to a Brazilian woman and spends part of each year in Santana do Parnaiba, Brazil, and the rest of the year in Florida and the Netherlands. He is the author of four novels in the Chief Inspector Mario Silva series
Control code
ocn318877161
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
274 pages
Isbn
9781569476130
Lccn
2009032706
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)318877161
Label
Dying gasp, Leighton Gage
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Paperback / softback -- Leighton Gage's third series novel featuring Brazilian Chief Inspector Mario Silva is a dark, violent book with characters that seethe on the page. . . . This is strong stuff for strong stomachs . . . compelling writing. Readers will smell the steam and stench of the Amazon and recoil from the torture and depredation from which Gage averts his lens, barely in time. -- Boston Globe Gage, an American married to a Brazilian, gives us the perfect outsider's inside look at a system hobbled by nepotism, bribery and corruption, but which at the same time, delivers justice. -- The Globe and Mail Chief Insp. Mario Silva does battle with not only criminals but also incompetence and corruption within the Brazilian bureaucracy in Gage's darkly violent third mystery to feature the wry, competent Silva. -- Publishers Weekly An engaging and fast-paced story with a strong sense of place. . . . An outstanding series. -- Booklist The granddaughter of a prominent politician is missing. Silva and his team find her in Manaus, a jungle hellhole on the Amazon where an evil female doctor is making gory snuff films. Silva must overcome his own department's indifference and the corrupt local cops before he can obtain a semblance of justice for the victims.Leighton Gage is married to a Brazilian woman and spends part of each year in Santana do Parnaiba, Brazil, and the rest of the year in Florida and the Netherlands. He is the author of four novels in the Chief Inspector Mario Silva series
Control code
ocn318877161
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
274 pages
Isbn
9781569476130
Lccn
2009032706
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)318877161

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