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Village of the Ghost Bears
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Village of the Ghost Bears

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“[Jones]'s created a richly populated universe you'll be sorry to leave”—People Magazine“You can't fake the stuff Stan Jones pulls off in Village of the Ghost Bears . . . A writer of muscular words and stark images, Jones sets up his scenes like film shots. . . . This kind of writing makes for strong reading, especially with a sturdy murder plot to give it structure.”—New York Times Book Review“Trooper Nathan Active's beat is a few outposts in a remote, frigid world.  But wherever people live,…
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  • Autorius: Stan Jones
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  • Metai: 20091201
  • Puslapiai: 352
  • ISBN-10: 1569477833
  • ISBN-13: 9781569477830
  • Formatas: ACSM ?
  • Kalba: Anglų

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“[Jones]'s created a richly populated universe you'll be sorry to leave”—People Magazine

“You can't fake the stuff Stan Jones pulls off in Village of the Ghost Bears . . . A writer of muscular words and stark images, Jones sets up his scenes like film shots. . . . This kind of writing makes for strong reading, especially with a sturdy murder plot to give it structure.”—New York Times Book Review

“Trooper Nathan Active's beat is a few outposts in a remote, frigid world.  But wherever people live, they bring greed, madness, and death. Active's courageous and stubborn determination to gather the scattered bits of evidence make Stan Jones's Village of the Ghost Bears a fascinating rendition of the human struggle for truth.”—Thomas Perry, author of Runner and Vanishing Act

“His sympathetic portrayal of Alaska's mixed-ethnic traditions is a tribute to both the state and the states of mind it inspires.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

Praise for the Nathan Active series:

“No one shows you the ugly side of Alaska the way Stan Jones does.”—Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review

“Trooper Active proves such an interesting and likable guide that the selfish reader can’t but hope Nathan won’t get that Anchorage transfer for at least a few more books.”—The Wall Street Journal

“I can’t wait for Nathan Active’s next adventure.”—Chicago Tribune

“Jones captures in precise detail . . . the starkly individual spirit of this village’s collection of characters. . . . His depiction of a freezing world of tarpaper houses and whaling camps is absolutely convincing.”—Houston Chronicle

“First rate.”—Library Journal, starred review

Alaska State Trooper Nathan Active must figure out what connects a dead hunter on a remote Arctic lake with a year-old fatal plane crash in the Brooks Range and a fire at the Chukchi Recreation Center that killed eight people, including the town’s basketball star. The case turns out to involve a lucrative polar bear poaching operation and the intense bond between a brother and sister from the village of Cape Goodwin, famous in the Arctic for twins, polar bears, and schizophrenia. The heart of the matter, he discovers, is a dead woman whose killer remembers her as having a mouth so sweet “it was like kissing a Hershey bar.”

Stan Jones is a native of Alaska. He has worked as an award-winning journalist and a bush pilot. He is the author of three previous mysteries in the acclaimed Nathan Active series.
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  • Autorius: Stan Jones
  • Leidėjas: Soho Press
  • Metai: 20091201
  • Puslapiai: 352
  • ISBN-10: 1569477833
  • ISBN-13: 9781569477830
  • Formatas: ACSM ?
  • Kalba: Anglų

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