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Snow angels

by Thompson, James, 1964-

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A beautiful Somali immigrant is found dead in a snowfield, her body gruesomely mutilated, a racial slur carved into her chest. Heading the murder investigation is Inspector Kari Vaara, the lead detective of the small-town police force. The vicious killing may have been a hate crime, a sex crime-or o... Full description

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Summary: A beautiful Somali immigrant is found dead in a snowfield, her body gruesomely mutilated, a racial slur carved into her chest. Heading the murder investigation is Inspector Kari Vaara, the lead detective of the small-town police force. The vicious killing may have been a hate crime, a sex crime-or one and the same. Vaara knows he must keep this potentially explosive case out of the national headlines or else it will send shock waves across Finland, an insular nation afraid to face its own xenophobia.--From Amazon.com.
Item Description: "An Inspector Vaara novel"--Cover.
Physical Description: 264 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN: 9780399156175
0399156178
Author Notes: James Thompson was born in eastern Kentucky in 1964. He received a Master's degree in English philology from The University of Helsinki. He wrote the Inspector Vaara series. He was also the editor of the anthology Helsinki Noir. He died on August 2, 2014 at the age of 49.

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