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Martin Cruz Smith, Author
Martin Cruz Smith, Author Ballantine Books $7.99 (384p) ISBN 978-0-345-36765-5
Reviewed on: 06/05/1990
Release date: 06/01/1990
Sprung from a state psychiatric hospital, Arkady Renko takes refuge in Siberia, ultimately working on a Soviet factory ship in the Bering Sea. When one of his shipmates is murdered, he's pressed into service. ``Those eagerly awaiting the return of Renko, the saturnine, chain-smoking police investigator from Moscow who appeared in the bestseller Gorky Park , will be glad to know their hero is back in fine form,'' said PW. Author tour. (July)
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