Coupon
The Secret History of Las Vegas
by Chris Abani


Overview - A gritty, riveting, and wholly original murder mystery from PEN/Hemingway Award-winning author and 2015 Edgar Awards winner Chris Abani

Before he can retire, Las Vegas detective Salazar is determined to solve a recent spate of murders.  Read more...


 
Paperback
  • $16.00

Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist

In Stock.

Free Shipping is not available for this item.
 
> Check In-Store Availability

In-Store pricing may vary

 
 
New & Used Marketplace 34 copies from $2.99
 
Download

This item is available only to U.S. billing addresses.
 
 
 

More About The Secret History of Las Vegas by Chris Abani
 
 
 
Overview
A gritty, riveting, and wholly original murder mystery from PEN/Hemingway Award-winning author and 2015 Edgar Awards winner Chris Abani

Before he can retire, Las Vegas detective Salazar is determined to solve a recent spate of murders. When he encounters a pair of conjoined twins with a container of blood near their car, he's sure he has apprehended the killers, and enlists the help of Dr. Sunil Singh, a South African transplant who specializes in the study of psychopaths. As Sunil tries to crack the twins, the implications of his research grow darker. Haunted by his betrayal of loved ones back home during apartheid, he seeks solace in the love of Asia, a prostitute with hopes of escaping that life. But Sunil's own troubled past is fast on his heels in the form of a would-be assassin.

Suspenseful through the last page, The Secret History of Las Vegas is Chris Abani's most accomplished work to date, with his trademark visionary prose and a striking compassion for the inner lives of outsiders.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780143124955
  • ISBN-10: 0143124951
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: January 2014
  • Page Count: 319
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 7.7 x 5 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Fiction > Psychological
Books > Fiction > Mystery & Detective - General
Books > Fiction > Literary

 
BAM Customer Reviews