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City without stars
City without stars
Baker, Tim (Fiction writer)2018
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In Ciudad Real, Mexico, women are being thrown into the trash -- raped, murdered and mutilated. The police have reported 300 deaths of young maquiladora girls from the factories, yet not found a single clue or suspect. But union agitator Pilar knows the number of deaths is more like 800, and that the lazy and corrupt police are the least likely to resolve the situation. Fuentes is a different kind of police officer. When his colleagues start shutting down his investigations into the deaths, he knows the roots of this mass-murder cover-up must stretch wide -- into his own force. Some of his colleagues are definitely on the payroll with narco thugs like El Santo. But why is Padre Marcio, Mexico's hallowed orphan rescuer, appearing in the investigation too? The more Fuentes and Pilar learn, the more they find themselves in danger. Can the two of them expose the truth when so many around them want to bury it?
Main title:
City without stars / Tim Baker.
Imprint:
London, U.K. : Faber & Faber, 2018.©2018
Collation:
423 pages ; 24 cm.
ISBN:
9780571338337 (paperback)
Dewey class:
823.4
Language:
English
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