Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Random House, 1999.
A sharp first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition with cocked spine in alike dust-jacket with light edgewear.
Russian Detective Arakady Renko (the hero of Smith's Gorky Park, Polar Star and Red Square) is sent to Cuba to identify the drowned body of an old friend. In his search for the killer, Renko discovers the loneliness, danger and contradictions of Havana. He is aided by (and has an affair with) a beautiful Cuban policewoman and meets an American fugitive and a group of ruthless mercenaries. Renko uncovers a trail of deceit that helps him rediscover his own life; 329 pages.