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Polar Star: A Novel

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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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Grouping Title polar star
Grouping Author smith martin cruz
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-20 04:46:30AM
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display_description He made too many enemies. He lost his party membership. Once Moscow's top criminal investigator, Arkady Renko now toils in obscurity on a Russian factory ship working with American trawlers in the middle of the Bering Sea. But when an adventurous female crew member is picked up dead with the day's catch, Renko is ordered by his captain to investigate an accident that has all the marks of murder. Up against the celebrated Soviet bureaucracy once more, Renko must again become the obsessed, dedicated cop he was in Gorky Park and solve a chilling mystery fraught with international complications.
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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publishDate 1989, 2011
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subject_facet Detective and mystery stories, Mystery fiction, Police -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia -- Fiction, Renko, Arkady (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
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title_full Polar Star / Martin Cruz Smith, Polar Star A Novel
title_short Polar Star
title_sub A Novel
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