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Red sky lament

Author: Edward Wright
Publisher: London : Orion, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Los Angeles, late 1940s: all over Hollywood, the U.S. government is ordering people to appear before the House Un-American Activities Committee as part of the crusade to uncover Communist influence in the movies"--Publisher website (May 2007).
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Wright
ISBN: 9780752869292 0752869299 0752869302 9780752878195 0752878190 9780752869308
OCLC Number: 62344130
Awards: CWA Ellis Peters Award, 2006.
Description: 278 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Edward Wright.

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Horn has little use for politics, but when his ex-lover asks him to come to the aid of an old friend of hers who has been targeted by the committee, he can't refuse. As Horn's search leads him to  Read more...

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"In this, his best book, Wright creates an atmosphere of fear and distrust and keeps the pages turning with a mystery that deftly brings together all the elements of his story -- love, hate, ambition Read more...

 
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