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The Deadly Canyon

Page, Jake

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ISBN 10: 0345379306 / ISBN 13: 9780345379306
Editorial: Ballantine Books, U.S.A., 1994
Condición: As New Encuadernación de tapa dura
Librería: Jack Skylark's Books (West Covina, CA, Estados Unidos de America)

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This is the second Mo Bowdre mystery. Set in New Mexico, this story is richly enhanced by an author who knows the "lay of the land" better than most. Book and BroDart protected jacket are fine, without faults. This unread copy is signed on the title page by the author. Gift quality. First edition / first printing. Ships in bubble wrap in box. N° de ref. de la librería BX24-2

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Título: The Deadly Canyon

Editorial: Ballantine Books, U.S.A.

Año de publicación: 1994

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:As New

Condición de la sobrecubierta: As New

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: 1st Edition

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Sinopsis:

Blind sculptor Mo Bowdre and his lovely Anglo-Hopi girlfriend, Connie Barnes, find themselves at a remote desert research station in the bootheel of New Mexico. The station is an outpost of gossiping, back-biting research scientists, thirty miles from the Mexican border and three hundred miles from nowhere, and an unlikely site for Bowdre's newest sculpture commission -- not to mention conspiracy, sexual deception, smuggling, and murder.

When a female corpse turns up in the desert vastness of Skeleton Canyon, the research station is plunged into turmoil. And when it is discovered that the murdered woman was not only a scientist but a special FBI agent, Bowdre goes into action.

Written with grit and honesty, peopled with an unforgettable cast of eccentrics, steeped in the harsh beauty of the New Mexican desert, The Deadly Canyon is at once a superbly crafted novel and a breathtaking mystery story.

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"Pathologic entomology, venomous snakes, recently rifled Aztec artifacts, rumors of Spanish treasure, and the odd detail of Native American mythology add to the intricate fabric of Page's narrative. Memorable characters, stark backdrops, fine crafting."-- Library Journal

"The fast-paced action interspersed with some eccentric characters combine to make this a compelling story and a brilliant successor to Page's critically acclaimed first novel."-- Rocky Mountain News

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