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A New York Times Bestselling Author One afternoon, Commissario Guido Brunetti gets a frantic call from the director of a prestigious Venetian library. Someone has stolen pages out of several rare books. After a round of questioning, it?s clear the culprit must be the man who requested the volumes, an American professor from a Kansas university. The only problem the man fled the library earlier that day, and when they check his credentials, the American professor doesn?t exist.,



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Donna Leon

A New Yorker of Irish/Spanish descent, Donna Leon first went to Italy in 1965, returning regularly over the next decade or so while pursuing a career as an academic in the States and then later in Iran, China and finally Saudi Arabia. Leon has received both the CWA Macallon Silver Dagger for Fiction and the German Corrine Prize for her novels featuring Commisario Guido Brunetti. She lives in Venice.
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