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Dying gasp

Author: Leighton Gage
Publisher: New York : Soho Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The granddaughter of a prominent politician is missing. Silva and his team find her in Manaus, a jungle hellhole on the Amazon where an evil female doctor is making gory snuff films. Silva must overcome his own department's indifference and the corrupt local cops before he can obtain a semblance of justice for the victims.
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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Mystery
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Named Person: Mario Silva, (Fictitious character); Mario Silva, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leighton Gage
ISBN: 9781569476130 1569476136 9781569478653 1569478651
OCLC Number: 318877161
Description: 274 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Paperback / softback --
Leighton Gage's third series novel featuring Brazilian Chief Inspector Mario Silva is a dark, violent book with characters that seethe on the page. . . . This is strong stuff for strong stomachs . . . compelling writing. Readers will smell the steam and stench of the Amazon and recoil from the torture and depredation from which Gage averts his lens, barely in time. --
Boston Globe Gage, an American married to a Brazilian, gives us the perfect outsider's inside look at a system hobbled by nepotism, bribery and corruption, but which at the same time, delivers justice. --
The Globe and Mail Chief Insp. Mario Silva does battle with not only criminals but also incompetence and corruption within the Brazilian bureaucracy in Gage's darkly violent third mystery to feature the wry, competent Silva. --
Publishers Weekly An engaging and fast-paced story with a strong sense of place. . . . An outstanding series. --
Booklist The granddaughter of a prominent politician is missing. Silva and his team find her in Manaus, a jungle hellhole on the Amazon where an evil female doctor is making gory snuff films. Silva must overcome his own department's indifference and the corrupt local cops before he can obtain a semblance of justice for the victims.Leighton Gage is married to a Brazilian woman and spends part of each year in Santana do Parnaiba, Brazil, and the rest of the year in Florida and the Netherlands. He is the author of four novels in the Chief Inspector Mario Silva series.
Responsibility: Leighton Gage.

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The granddaughter of a prominent politician is missing. Silva and his team find her in Manaus, a jungle hellhole on the Amazon where an evil female doctor is making gory snuff films. Silva must overcome his own department's indifference and the corrupt local cops before he can obtain a semblance of justice for the victims.

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