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Poison makers : a novel

Author: Jimmy Olsen
Publisher: Hoffman, MN : Hoffman House Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 1st Hoffman House Press hardcover edView all editions and formats
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While investigating the seemingly innocent death of the U.S. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Edgar Espinosa-Jones (EJ) finds the Caribbean islands of the 1970s seething with political intrigue, revolutionaries, superstition, violence, and love affairs--with the curse of voodoo magic over all.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jimmy Olsen
OCLC Number: 1150954358
Description: 1 online resource (347 pages)
Contents: OFFICIALLY, ADAM QUIST, THE U.S. AMBASSADOR TO THE DOMINICAN REPUBLICAN, DIED OF A HEART ATTACK ONE MORNING IN 1972, BUT READERS KNOW THAT HE'S BEEN POISONED BY A VOODOO CONCOCTION. GUILELESS PART-TIME PI EDGAR ESPPINOSA-JONES (EJ), OUR DOMINICAN AMERICAN HERO, IS HIRED TO INVESTIGATE QUIST'S DEATH. BIG MISTAKE! EJ'S OVER HIS HEAD WITH THE MYRIAD CARIBBEAN CULTURES --
HAITIAN AND CUBAN POLITICS AND RELIGION MIXED IN WITH A HEADY DOSE OF THE CIA AND THE MARINES. HE IS SENT TO WASHINGTON, DC, AND NEW YORK CITY TO INTERVIEW THE QUIST FAMILY AND BARELY MAKES IT BACK TO THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC ALIVE. EVEN WORSE, THE EVIL FORCES TRYING TO KILL HIM --
BECAUSE HE KNOWS TOO MUCH AT THIS POINT --
ARE PURSUING HIS FAMILY, TOO.
Responsibility: Jimmy Olsen.

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While investigating the seemingly innocent death of the U.S. Ambassador to the Dominican Republic, Edgar Espinosa-Jones (EJ) finds the Caribbean islands of the 1970s seething with political intrigue, revolutionaries, superstition, violence, and love affairs--with the curse of voodoo magic over all.

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