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Home killings : a Romilia Chacón mystery

by Villatoro, Marcos McPeek.

Format: Print Book 2001
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library First Floor - Fiction Stacks FICTION Villator
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  First Floor - Fiction Stacks
 
Call Number  FICTION Villator
 
 
Summary
Fiction. Latino/Latina Studies. Teeming with the shadows of revolution in Central America, the illicit drug trade, and pre-Colombian myth, this spell-binding detective novel featuring a Latina detective offers many new twists to the genre.
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Home Killings, a slick, elegantly crafted mystery from creative writing professor Marcos McPeek Villatoro (The Holy Spirit of My Uncle's Cojones), mixes practical-minded Latina feminism and Latin American myth with the international drug trade. When rookie detective Romilia Chacon connects her first investigation to a serial killer already in jail, Nashville's police department isn't happy. The wry, likable heroine's astute and dogged detection seems to make some public figures uncomfortable. (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Series Romilia Chacon mystery
#1 - Home killings
#2 - Minos
#3 - A Venom beneath the skin
Subjects Police -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Fiction.
Hispanic American women -- Fiction.
Drug traffic -- Fiction.
Policewomen -- Fiction.
Publisher Houston, Tex. :Arte Público Press,2001
Language English
Description vii, 248 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN 1558853367 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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