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Gold of our fathers / Kwei Quartey.

Quartey, Kwei, author. (Author).
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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood QUA (Text) 36626103735551 Adult Fiction Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon F QUA (Text) 34330513038969 Adult - General Fiction Available -
Monon Town and Township Public Library - Monon FIC QUA (Text) 36825000841245 Fiction Available -
Perry County Public Library - Tell City F QUA (Text) 70621000210461 Adult - Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library FIC Quartey (Text) 31208912450832 fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781616956301 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 1616956305 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: xi, 348 pages : map ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Soho Crime, [2016]

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General Note: Series numeration from NoveList.
Summary, etc.: "Darko Dawson has just been promoted to Chief Inspector in the Ghana Police Service--the promotion even comes with a (rather modest) salary bump. But he doesn't have long to celebrate, because his new boss is transferring him from Accra, Ghana's capital, out to remote Obuasi, in the Ashanti region, an area now notorious for the illegal exploitation of its gold mines. The assignment will last at least a year, meaning Dawson has the unpleasant choice of uprooting his entire family or making do without them. Worst of all, when Dawson arrives at the Obusai headquarters, he finds it in complete disarray. The office is a mess of uncatalogued evidence and cold case files, morale is low, and discipline among officers is lax. Dawson is beginning to see how much work is cut out for him when he sets out to investigate his first homicide case, on only his second day on the job. A body has been unearthed in one of the gold quarries--the man who owned the mine, a Chinese immigrant named Bao Liu, one of many who have flocked to the Ashanti region to work the alluvial gold mines. The list of potential suspects is a long one, and Dawson must pursue it alone, because he can't trust his sergeant partner. He learns very quickly how dangerous it is to pursue justice in this kingdom of illegal gold mines, where the worst offenders have so much money they have no fear of the law"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Police > Ghana > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > Fiction.
Obuasi (Ghana) > Fiction.
Gold mines and mining > Ghana > Obuasi > Fiction.
Genre: Mystery fiction.

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