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A Carrion Death (Signed) (Introducing Detective Kubu)

Stanley, Michael

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ISBN 10: 0061252417 / ISBN 13: 9780061252419
Published by Harper, New York, 2009
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467 pp. Softcover. 8vo. First paperback printing. SIGNED by both collaborative authors on the title page in two different ink colors. Book is in New and unread condition. Business card for one of the authors laid in as a bookmark. Bookseller Inventory # 71073

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Title: A Carrion Death (Signed) (Introducing ...

Publisher: Harper, New York

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Smashed skull, snapped ribs, and a cloying smell of carrion. Leave the body for the hyenas to devour—no body, no case.

But Kalahari game rangers stumble on the human corpse mid-meal. The murder wasn't perfect after all. Enter Detective David "Kubu" Bengu of the Botswana Criminal Investigation Department, an investigator whose personality and physique match his moniker, the Setswana word for hippopotamus—which is a seemingly docile beast, but one of the deadliest, and most persistent, on the continent.

Beneath a mountain of lies and superstitions, Kubu uncovers a chain of crimes leading to the most powerful figures in the country—cold-bloodedly efficient and frighteningly influential enemies who can make anyone who gets in their way disappear.

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Michael Stanley is the writing team of Michael Sears and Stanley Trollip. Sears was born in Johannesburg, grew up in Cape Town and Nairobi, and teaches at the University of the Witwatersrand. Trollip was also born in Johannesburg and has been on the faculty of the universities of Illinois, Minnesota, and North Dakota, and at Capella University. He divides his time between Knysna, South Africa, and Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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