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The debut of Marshal Salvatore Guarnaccia of the Carabinieri, a Sicilian, stationed in Florence. It is just before Christmas and the marshal wants to go South to spend the holiday with his wife and family, but first he must recover from the flu (which has left the Florentine Caribinieri short-handed) and also solve a murder. A seemingly respectable retired Englishman, living in a flat on the Via Maggio near the Santa Trinita bridge, was shot in the back during the night. He was well-connected and Scotland Yard has dispatched two officers to "assist" the Italians in solving the crime. But it is the marshal, a quiet observer, not an intellectual, who manages to figure out what happened, and why.
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Hood River County Library FIC NABB (Text) 33892100293118 Adult Fiction Book None 10/07/2015 Available -

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  • ISBN: 1616952997 (trade pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781616952990 (trade pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 185, 31 pages ; 20 cm
    print
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Soho Press, [2013]

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General Note: Includes preview of Death of a Dutchman (32 pages).
"First published in Great Britain in 1981"--Verso.
"A Marshal Guarnaccia investigation"--Cover.
Summary, etc.: The debut of Marshal Salvatore Guarnaccia of the Carabinieri, a Sicilian, stationed in Florence. It is just before Christmas and the marshal wants to go South to spend the holiday with his wife and family, but first he must recover from the flu (which has left the Florentine Caribinieri short-handed) and also solve a murder. A seemingly respectable retired Englishman, living in a flat on the Via Maggio near the Santa Trinita bridge, was shot in the back during the night. He was well-connected and Scotland Yard has dispatched two officers to "assist" the Italians in solving the crime. But it is the marshal, a quiet observer, not an intellectual, who manages to figure out what happened, and why.
Subject: Florence (Italy) Fiction
Murder Investigation Italy Florence Fiction
Police Italy Florence Fiction
Guarnaccia, Marshal (Fictitious character) Fiction
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery stories, English.
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