Polar Star: A Novel

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2011
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Arkady Renko has made too many enemies and now he toils in obscurity on a Russian factory ship in the middle of the Bering Sea. But when a female crew member is picked up dead with the day's catch, Arkady becomes obsessed with the case and once again discovers more than he wants to know and certainly more than he bargained for....
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Praise for Polar Star
"Stunning."The New York Times Book Review
"Impossible to put down . . . a book of heart-stopping suspense and intricate plotting, but also a meticulously researched, ambitious literary work of great distinction."—The Detroit News

"Martin Cruz Smith writes the most inventive thrillers of anyone in the first rank of thriller writers."—The Washington Post Book World

"Gripping . . . absorbing."—The Philadelphia Inquirer
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