Asylum City

Asylum City

A Novel

Book - 2014
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When young social activist Michal Poleg is found dead in her Tel Aviv apartment, her body showing signs of severe violence, officer Anat Nachmias is given the lead on her first murder investigation. Eager to find answers, she focuses on the last days before Michal's death. Could one of the asylum seekers Michal worked with be behind this crime? When a young African man confesses to the murder, Anat isn't convinced, and is pulled deep into a perplexing shadow world where war victims and criminals, idealists and cynics, aid organizations and criminal syndicates intersect.
"Joseph Finder hailed Liad Shoham's previous book, Lineup, as "a marvel of tight plotting, sparse prose, and relentless pacing." A young police officer's search for the truth about the murder of a young woman drives this new thriller from the #1 international bestseller"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York :, Harper,, [2014]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062237538
0062237535
Characteristics: 324 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Kitai, Sara - Translator

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multcolib_susannel Feb 02, 2016

Eritrean refugee Gabriel didn't kill his social worker, Michal Poleg, but if he doesn't confess to it, his sister will die.

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