The Small Boat of Great Sorrows
Winner of the 2003 Crime Writer's Association Steel Dagger Award
Homicide detective Vlado Petric has escaped Sarajevo to join his wife and daughter in Berlin, and is scratching out a meager but stable existence at a construction site. So when he's recruited by Calvin Pine - an enigmatic American investigator for the war crimes tribunal at The Hague - to join a search mission back in the ruins of his homeland, he finds it hard to resist.
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Review: The Small Boat of Great Sorrows (Vlado Petric #2)User Review - Mike Zickar - Goodreads
Always good to read about former Yugoslavia; this book was great for about the first 2-3rd, and then I felt like the final 3rd just sort of made it through the finish line. Fesperman is an engaging writer who has a real sense for these spy/mystery thrillers. . . Read full review
Review: The Small Boat of Great Sorrows (Vlado Petric #2)User Review - Jemera Rone - Goodreads
The enterprising Sarajevo detective is summoned from day labor in Berlin to work for the International Criminal Court which wishes to use him to bait a Serban war criminal. After mamy conflicting relevations about his long-dead father, he strikes gold. Read full review