The white lioness: a mystery

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New Press :
Pub. Date:
c1998.
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English
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The eagerly awaited second mystery from the award-winning Kurt Wallander series. Mankell's tenacious sleuth, Inspector Kurt Wallander, returns to investigate a horrific crime in his Scandinavian homeland that soon involves him with a troubled apartheid-era South Africa. When his search for the truth behind the execution-style killing of a Swedish housewife uncovers a plot to assassinate Nelson Mandela, Wallander finds himself in a tangle with the South African secret service and a ruthless ex-KGB agent. Combining heart-pounding suspense with probing social commentary, The White Lioness is certain to win new American readers for this master of the detective genre.
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9781400031559
9781565844247
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subject_facet Apartheid -- Fiction, Detective and mystery stories -- Sweden, Police -- Sweden -- Fiction, South Africa -- Fiction, Sweden -- Fiction, Wallander, Kurt (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
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title The white lioness : a mystery
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