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By Kenneth Wishnia, Barbara D'Amato

ISBN-10: 1604865873

ISBN-13: 9781604865875

This demanding, mental mystery set within the East Village punk scene in the course of the early Eighties shadows a unmarried night shift of NYPD cop Filomena Buscarsela. while Filomena learns that the poisonous leak could have been sabotage, and a key witness—an East Village artist—dies in a suspicious coincidence, she comes to a decision to pursue the case on her personal by means of cruising the Alphabet urban punk rock golf equipment for clues concerning the artist's final days. yet as she makes an attempt to punish environmental criminals, Filomena reveals the case, and her own lifestyles, start to fall apart. A taut noir tempered with a cynical humorousness, this secret novel is a sociological photo of a working-class Latina in ny urban.

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Was war denn bloß in sie gefahren? Es war, als hätte der nette Mann sie hypnotisiert. Nach zehn Minuten hatte sie ihr Handy ausgeschaltet und angefangen, von sich selbst zu erzählen. Und er hatte zugehört. »Mia, was für ein schöner Name«, hatte er gesagt. Es war so lange her, seit sie ihren Namen zuletzt gehört hatte, so lange, dass er ganz fremd klang. Ihr Mann benutzte ihn nie. Dieser junge Mann war so freimütig gewesen. Er hatte ihr Fragen gestellt, und wenn sie ihn etwas fragte, hatte er ihr geantwortet.

Er war ja nicht schwer von Begriff. Er nickte. Wie gesagt, es gab so viel anderes, worum sie sich zu kümmern hatten. Ihm fielen jedenfalls ein paar gewichtige Akten ein, die, in der richtigen Weise aufgeschlagen, sein Gesicht ausgezeichnet verdecken würden, während er seinem gelegentlich ungedeckten Schlafbedürfnis nachgab. Sollten die anderen doch in der Zwischenzeit ihren Pfadfinderspielen nachgehen. Rose registrierte seinen feigen Rückzug, als sie sich mit stechendem Blick langsam umdrehte. »Aber das ist gut überlegt, Rose, das hier.

Alle lebten zu Hause und alle waren aktive Mitglieder in der Kirche der Gottesmutter. Die beiden Ältesten gingen in Viborg aufs Gymnasium, die übrigen wurden von der Mutter zu Hause unterrichtet. Sie, Mitte vierzig, ehemalige Tvind-Lehrerin an einer dieser alternativen Siebzigerjahre-Schulen, hatte sich, in Ermangelung anderer bleibender Lebensinhalte, eben nun Gott zugewandt. In diesem Haushalt hatte sie die Hosen an. Sie managte die Familie und die Religion. Der Mann war zwanzig Jahre älter und einer der wohlhabendsten Unternehmer der Gegend.

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