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The Past Is a Foreign Country: A Thriller (Signed Copy)

Carofiglio, Gianrico

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ISBN 10: 0312383967 / ISBN 13: 9780312383961
Published by Minotaur Books, NY, 2010
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Book and dust jacket are bumped at the top of the spine. Otherwise bright and crisp. Signed by the author on the title page. Bookseller Inventory # 037144

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Title: The Past Is a Foreign Country: A Thriller (...

Publisher: Minotaur Books, NY

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

An international bestseller and winner of Italy’s prestigious Premio Bancarella prize—an intense psychological thriller in the vein of The Talented Mr. Ripley As world-weary Lieutenant Chiti spends sleepless nights hunting for the serial rapist terrorizing his city, trainee lawyer Giorgio is befriended by dangerously charismatic Francesco. Slowly the innocent Giorgio is lured into a corrupt world of beautiful women and casual violence. Then one terrifying night Giorgio is forced to realize just how far he has left his past behind.

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GIANRICO CAROFIGLIO is an anti-Mafia prosecutor living in Bari, South Italy. His prize-winning Involuntary Witness and A Walk in the Dark became instant bestsellers in Italy, where they are the basis of a major television series, and have since been sold around the world.

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