By (author) Michael Dibdin
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Thanksgiving by Michael Dibdin
Book DescriptionThanksgiving is a moving portrait of the profound effects of love when all that seems to remain is loss and grief. Unhinged by his wife s unexpected death, Anthony, a middle-aged Seattle journalist, becomes obsessed with her past. He drives through the Nevada desert to locate her ex-husband looking for some unnamable solace. But, what awaits him is a bizarre and violent encounter with the past that entangles Anthony with his half-estranged stepchildren, the police, and his own disquieted mind and that only makes Lucy s ghostly presence seem all the more real. The crisp dialogue, shadowy atmosphere, and sharp pacing of a master crime writer work to great effect in this arresting story that toys with the precipice of insanity and the extremes of passion and loss. This is a splendid shadow play on the enduring human mystery of love."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780375726071
Paperback / softback
(205mm x 130mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Publish Date: 13-Aug-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Michael Dibdin
Last Sherlock Holmes Story, Paperback (August 2012)
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Rich Full Death, Paperback (October 2011)
Young Bostonian Robert Booth manoeuvres an entree into the residence of Robert Browning and his wife Elizabeth in nineteenth-century Florence. When Mr Browning is called away, Booth follows him - and is brought to the village of his childhood sweetheart, who is now hanging by the neck from a tree in the garden...
Blood Rain, Paperback (February 2011)
The site where the body had been found was within the territory of the provincia di Catania, and hence under the jurisdiction of the authorities of that city. So far, so good. From a bureaucratic point of view, however, the crucial factor was where and when the crime - if indeed it was a crime - had occurred.
Dead Lagoon, Paperback (February 2011)» View all books by Michael Dibdin
Aurelio Zen returns to his native Venice to investigate the disappearance of a rich American resident but he soon learns that nothing is what it seems. As he is drawn deeper into the mysteries surrounding the discovery of a skeletal corpse on an ossuary island, he is forced to confront a series of disturbing revelations about his own life.
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Author Biography - Michael Dibdin
Michael Dibdin was born in England and raised in Northern Ireland. He attended Sussex University and the University of Alberta in Canada. He spent five years in Perugia, Italy, where he taught English at the local university. He went on to live in Oxford, England and Seattle, Washington. He was the author of eighteen novels, eleven of them in the popular Aurelio Zen series, including "Ratking," which won the Crime Writers Association Gold Dagger, and "Cabal," which was awarded the French Grand Prix du Roman Policier. His work has been translated into eighteen languages. He died in 2007."
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