Lo que es sagrado (Sacred)

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El multimillonario Trever Stone, antes de morir, contrata los servicios de los experimentados detectives Patrick Kenzie y Angela Gennaro para que averigüen el paradero de su hija Desiree, que lleva tres semanas desaparecida, así como la desaparición del primer detective que el multimillonario contrató para localizarla, Jay Becker, mentor de Patrick. Acostumbrados a sobrevivir en las sórdidas calles de Boston, los detectives viajan hasta los embriagadores atardeceres de Florida siguiendo una pista poco fiable, que...
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Overview

El multimillonario Trever Stone, antes de morir, contrata los servicios de los experimentados detectives Patrick Kenzie y Angela Gennaro para que averigüen el paradero de su hija Desiree, que lleva tres semanas desaparecida, así como la desaparición del primer detective que el multimillonario contrató para localizarla, Jay Becker, mentor de Patrick. Acostumbrados a sobrevivir en las sórdidas calles de Boston, los detectives viajan hasta los embriagadores atardeceres de Florida siguiendo una pista poco fiable, que les conducirá a una tierra corrupta y abonada de mentiras. Avanzar en la investigación es penetrar en un territorio donde nada es sagrado. No hay espacio para el error: confiar en la persona equivocada o dar un paso en falso significa la muerte. Considerada una de las voces más potentes del suspense, Dennis Lehane nos presenta un thriller absorbente y vertiginoso, una historia dura e intensa donde nada ni nadie es lo que parece.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788498678857
  • Publisher: Rba Libros
  • Publication date: 4/15/2011
  • Language: Spanish
  • Series: Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro Series , #3
  • Edition description: Spanish-language Edition
  • Pages: 363
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Dennis Lehane
Dennis Lehane
Boston and its environs are the setting for most of Dennis Lehane’s fiction. From gritty inner-city motels to the lavish suburbs, Lehane brings a Boston subculture and its vivid characters to life in his detective novels. Lehane fans return time and time again for his tense psychological thrillers that chip away at secrets deep within the human soul.

Biography

Dennis Lehane knows Boston like the back of his hand. Born and raised in Beantown, he left to attend college and graduate school in Florida, but -- like a homing pigeon -- he returned soon thereafter. In order to support himself while he focused on his writing, he took a number of odd jobs that included counseling mentally handicapped and abused children, loading trucks, parking cars, working in bookstores, and waiting tables.

While he was still in college, he wrote the first draft of A Drink Before the War. Published in 1994, this Shamus Award winner introduced Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro, private investigators who live and work in Dorchester, the same blue-collar Boston neighborhood Lehane grew up in. Since their compelling debut, Kenzie and Gennaro have gone on to star in a gritty crime noir series acclaimed by readers and critics alike.

The idea for his breakout novel , 2001's stand-alone thriller Mystic River, came to Lehane while he was still writing the Kenzie-Genarro installment Prayers for Rain. The story of three childhood friends who share a dark past, Mystic River is a murder mystery with powerful psychological overtones. An immediate sensation, the book achieved blockbuster status when Clint Eastwood turned it into an award-winning film in 2003. Then, in his 2007 directorial debut, Ben Affleck adapted Lehane's favorite Kenzie-Gennaro novel, Gone, Baby, Gone, for the big screen.

Lehane's career shows no signs of slowing down, Since the success of his Boston-based mysteries, he has broadened his oeuvre to include television screenplays and short stories -- one of which, "Until Gwen," was adopted into a successful, limited-run play.

Good To Know

Some interesting outtakes from our interview with Lehane:

"My favorite job was parking cars."

"My favorite game is pool."

"I have an obsession with the color blue -- blue house, blue car, lots of blue shirts."

"I love good writing. Unequivocally. I think competition between writers is wonderful and healthy, but I never understood envy. When a peer writes a book that I know I couldn't have written, I feel the strangest elation because at this point I learn as much if not more from my peers as I do from the old masters."

"I unwind to Red Sox games and am a Patriots season ticket holder. The worst months of every year are February and March -- no baseball, no football, no point."

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    1. Hometown:
      Boston, Massachusetts
    1. Date of Birth:
      August 4, 1965
    2. Place of Birth:
      Dorchester, Massachusetts
    1. Education:
      B.A., Eckerd College, 1988; M.F.A., Florida International University, 1993
    2. Website:

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