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Author: James Thompson
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Inspector Kari Vaara investigates the racially-charged murder of a Somali immigrant during a bitterly cold and dark Christmas season in Finland, a case that takes its toll on his marriage to his pregnant American wife.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Thompson
ISBN: 9780399156175 0399156178
OCLC Number: 426802909
Description: 264 pages ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: James Thompson.
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Inspector Kari Vaara investigates the racially-charged murder of a Somali immigrant during a bitterly cold and dark Christmas season in Finland, a case that takes its toll on his marriage to his pregnant American wife.

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"In any man who dies, there dies with him, his first snow..." Yevtushenko

by michaeladraper (WorldCat user published 2009-12-20) Good Permalink

This dark novel by James Thompson introduces Finnish Inspector Vaara. He is called by his assistant, Sgt. Valtteri, informing him that black actress, Suffia Elmi's body has been found, murdered. There is evidence that it is a hate crime.

 

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