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Putnam, 1991 - Fiction - 235 pages
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Chief of Detectives Humberto Gub requests help from his boyhood friend, counterintelligence expert Tom Mireles, when severed heads begin appearing in his territory, the African capital of Fado

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

First novel by Duffy (coauthor of The Fall of Pan Am 103), a former investigative journalist for The Miami Herald. The novel's heart is in the right place, with its sympathetic characters given a ... Read full review

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The publisher calls this first novel by an editor at U.S. News & World Report a dark comedy. But it's hard to find the humor in the severed heads that pop up around the capital of the African country ... Read full review


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Duffy is the recipient of many journalism awards. He is deputy national editor for The Washington Post.

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