Friends In High Places

Paperback | December 29, 2009

byDONNA LEON

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The winner of the Crime Writers Association Macallan Silver Dagger?available for the first time in the United States

Donna Leon?s sophisticated Commissario Brunetti series has won her legions of fans over the years. In Friends in High Places, Brunetti is visited by a young bureaucrat investigating the lack of official approval for the building of Brunetti?s apartment years before. What began as a red tape headache ends in murder when the bureaucrat is found dead after a mysterious fall from a scaffold. Brunetti starts an investigation that will take him into unfamiliar and dangerous areas of Venetian life, and will reveal, once again, what a difference it makes to have friends in high places.

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The winner of the Crime Writers Association Macallan Silver Dagger?available for the first time in the United States Donna Leon?s sophisticated Commissario Brunetti series has won her legions of fans over the years. In Friends in High Places, Brunetti is visited by a young bureaucrat investigating the lack of official approval for the ...

A New Yorker of Irish/Spanish descent, Donna Leon first went to Italy in 1965, returning regularly over the next decade or so while pursuing a career as an academic in the States and then later in Iran, China and finally Saudi Arabia. It was after a period in Saudi Arabia, which she found ‘damaging physically and spiritually’ that Donn...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.71 × 5.04 × 0.49 inPublished:December 29, 2009Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0143117068

ISBN - 13:9780143117063

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Friendsn in High Places Keeps one interested from beginning to end.
Date published: 2014-10-27