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About face: Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery Series, Book 18. Donna Leon.

About face: Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery Series, Book 18.  Donna Leon.
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Record Number 499623
ISBN 9781409061830 (electronic bk)
Author Leon, Donna
Title About face Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery Series, Book 18. Donna Leon.
Publication details 2009.
Series Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery
Summary Note At a dinner party given by his parents-in-law, Commissario Brunetti meets Franca Marinello, the wife of a prosperous Venetian businessman. He's charmed - perhaps too charmed, suggests his wife Paola - by her love of Virgil and Cicero, but shocked by her appearance. A few days later, Brunetti is visited by Carabinieri Maggior Filippo Guarino from the nearby city of Marghera. As part of a wider investigation into Mafia takeovers of businesses in the region, Guarino wants information about the owner of a trucking company who was found murdered in his office. He believes the man's death is connected to the illegal transportation of refuse - and more sinister material - in his company's trucks. No stranger to mutual suspicion and competition between rival Italian police departments, Brunetti is nevertheless puzzled by the younger man's behaviour. Eventually Guarino agrees to email a photo of his suspect, but by the time the photograph arrives,...
Subject Fiction
Mystery
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