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About face [electronic resource] : Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery Series, Book 18. Donna Leon.

Leon, Donna. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780802199980 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2009.

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Summary, etc.: Donna Leon’s eighteen novels have won her countless fans, heaps of critical acclaim, and a place among the top ranks of international crime writers. Through the warm-hearted, perceptive, and principled Commissario Guido Brunetti, Leon’s best-selling books have explored Venice in all its aspects: history, tourism, high culture, food, family, but also violent crime and political corruption.In About Face, Leon returns to one of her signature subjects: the environment, which has reached a crisis in Italy. Incinerators across the south of Italy are at full capacity, burning who-knows-what and releasing unacceptable levels of dangerous air pollutants, while in Naples, enormous garbage piles grow in the streets. In Venice, with the polluted waters of the canals and a major chemical complex across the lagoon, the issue is never far from the fore.Environmental concerns become significant in Brunetti’s work when an investigator from the Carabiniere, looking...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, 2009. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 5250 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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