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California Fire and Life - Don Winslow
California Fire and Life
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From Don Winslow, the bestselling author of Savages (now an Oliver Stone film).Jack Wade was the rising star of the Orange County Sheriffs Department’s arson unit, but a minor scandal cost him everything, except his encyclopedic knowledge of fire. Now working as an insurance claims investigator,... show more
From Don Winslow, the bestselling author of Savages (now an Oliver Stone film).Jack Wade was the rising star of the Orange County Sheriffs Department’s arson unit, but a minor scandal cost him everything, except his encyclopedic knowledge of fire. Now working as an insurance claims investigator, Jack is called in to examine a suspicious claim: real estate millionaire Nicky Vale's house has burned to a crisp—with his young and gorgeous wife in it. Jack follows the evidence into the crime infested inferno of the California underworld, filled with Russian mobsters, Vietnamese hoods, American crooks, and enough smoldering vice to char the entire gold coast. Things get so hot and deadly that Jack might not make it out alive . . . that is until he decides to fight fire with fire.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780307279859 (0307279855)
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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4.0 Ἔρως, Τάρταρος and Προμηθεύς
Wonderful book. What more could you ask for: a good mystery, lots of detail about fire investigations, interesting character. I really enjoyed the section in the fire academy when the instructor is going through all the little details about fire and he uses the metaphor of a man seducing a woman. Fa...
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