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A vine in the blood

Autore: Leighton Gage
Editore: New York : Soho Crime, 2011.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : Fiction : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"It is the eve of the FIFA World Cup, the globe's premier sporting event. The host country is Brazil. All eyes are on the country's principal striker, Tico "The Artist" Santos, the greatest player in the history of the sport. All the politicians in Brasilia, from the President of the Republic on down, have their seats squared away for the finale, when they hope to see Argentina, Brazil's bitter rival, humbled by the  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Fiction
Mystery fiction
Persona incaricata: Mario Silva, (Fictitious character)
Tipo materiale: Fiction
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Leighton Gage
ISBN: 9781616950040 1616950048
Numero OCLC: 712119332
Descrizione: 289 pages ; 24 cm
Responsabilità: Leighton Gage.
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"It is the eve of the FIFA World Cup, the globe's premier sporting event. The host country is Brazil. All eyes are on the country's principal striker, Tico "The Artist" Santos, the greatest player in the history of the sport. All the politicians in Brasilia, from the President of the Republic on down, have their seats squared away for the finale, when they hope to see Argentina, Brazil's bitter rival, humbled by the Brazilian eleven. But then, just three weeks before the first game, Juraci Santos, Tico's mother, is kidnapped. The star is distraught. The public is appalled. The politicians are outraged. And the pressure is on Chief Inspector Mario Silva to get her back. Suspects aren't lacking. Among them are a cabal of Argentineans, suspected of having spirited the lady away to put Tico off his game; the star's gold-digging, top-model girlfriend, whom his mother dislikes and has been trying to get out of his life; his principal rival, who wants to play in the World Cup in Tico's place; and the man whose leg Tico broke during a match, thereby destroying his career. In the end, Silva and his crew discover that the solution to the mystery is less complex--but entirely unexpected"--

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From Publishers Weekly - Starred Review

da Leighton (Utenti WorldCat. Pubblicazioni 2011-11-28) Eccellente Link permanente

Set mostly in São Paolo, Brazil, in the two weeks leading up to the FIFA World Cup, Gage’s stellar fifth Chief Insp. Mario Silva police procedural (after 2010’s Every Bitter Thing) centers on the kidnapping of Juraci...
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