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Transient desires / Donna Leon.

Leon, Donna, (author.).

Summary

Summary:

"In his many years as a commissario, Guido Brunetti has seen all manner of crime and known intuitively how to navigate the various pathways in his native city, Venice, to discover the person responsible. Now, in Transient Desires, the thirtieth novel in Donna Leon's masterful series, he faces a heinous crime committed outside his jurisdiction. He is drawn in innocently enough: two young American women have been badly injured in a boating accident, joy riding in the Laguna with two young Italians. However, Brunetti's curiosity is aroused by the behavior of the young men, who abandoned the victims after taking them to the hospital. If the injuries were the result of an accident, why did they want to avoid association with it? As Brunetti and his colleague, Claudia Griffoni, investigate the incident, they discover that one of the young men works for a man rumored to be involved in more sinister nighttime activities in the Laguna. To get to the bottom of what proves to be a gut-wrenching case, Brunetti needs to enlist the help of both the Carabinieri and the Guardia di Costiera. Determining how much trust he and Griffoni can put in these unfamiliar colleagues adds to the difficulty of solving a peculiarly horrible crime whose perpetrators are technologically brilliant and ruthlessly organized. Donna Leon's Transient Desires is as powerful as any novel she has written, testing Brunetti to his limits and forcing him to listen very carefully for the truth"-- Provided by publisher.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780802158178
  • ISBN: 080215817X
  • Physical Description: 272 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Atlantic Monthly Press, an imprint of Grove Atlantic, 2021.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Maps on end pages.
Series information from Goodreads.com.
Subject: Brunetti, Guido (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Police > Italy > Venice > Fiction.
Organized crime > Fiction.
Young women > Crimes against > Fiction.
Boating accidents > Investigation > Fiction.
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural.
Brunetti, Guido (Fictitious character)
Boating accidents > Investigation.
Organized crime.
Police.
Young women > Crimes against.
Italy > Venice.
Genre: Mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.

Currently available copies

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Athens Regional Library System:
      Athens-Clarke County Library
MYS LEON
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Athens Regional Library System:
      Watkinsville/Oconee County Library
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31001004009305 NEW-BKS On holds shelf
Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System:
      Augusta-Richmond Co. Public Lib.
FIC LEO
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31019005959864 NEW-BKS Available
Azalea Regional Library System:
      Monroe-Walton County Library
F LEO
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31056008850880 ADULT Checked out
Azalea Regional Library System:
      Morgan County Library
F LEO
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Catoosa County Library System:
      Catoosa County Library
LEON, DONNA
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31687002733941 NEW-BKS Available
Coastal Plain Regional Library System:
      Tifton-Tift County Public Library
F LEON, DONNA
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Conyers-Rockdale Library System:
      Nancy Guinn Memorial Library
FICTION LEON
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Dougherty County Public Library:
      Central Branch
F LEON, DONNA
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Dougherty County Public Library:
      Northwest Branch
F LEON, DONNA
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