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End Games: An Aurelio Zen Mystery
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Pantheon Books
Publication date August 14, 2007
Pages 335
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780375425219
ISBN-10 0375425217
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.50 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.30 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $23.95
§As reported by publisher
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Summary
Biding his time on a routine assignment in remote Calabria, Aurelio Zen finds himself investigating the sudden disappearance of an advance scout for an American film company, in a case that enmeshes him in the centuries-old secrets of the tight-knit local community, a code of silence hiding the truth about a brutal murder, and a hunt for long-lost treasure. 20,000 first printing.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The final installment in this award-winning series brings Italian police detective Aurelio Zen to remote Calabria, where the Venice-born-and-bred detective feels uncomfortably like a foreigner.

It’s a routine assignment, and Aurelio Zen is biding his time in Calabria while the locals go about their mysterious business. Routine, that is, until an advance scout for an American film company suddenly vanishes. Beneath the surface of a tight-knit traditional community--with secrets and loyalties that go back centuries--violent forces are at work. Zen is determined to find a way to penetrate the code of silence and uncover the truth behind a brutal murder. However, his mission is complicated by another secret that has drawn strangers from the other side of the world on a hunt for buried treasure–a search that has been launched by a single-minded player with millions to spend pursuing a bizarre and deadly obsession.

It’s a devilishly suspenseful and entertaining adventure that only Aurelio Zen could stumble into--and only Michael Dibdin could serve up. In End Games, the award-winning author has crafted a suspenseful, action-packed thriller full of unexpected twists and turns--a story that takes us deep into a proud and ancient culture and into the darkest corners of the human heart.

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Hardcover
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from Pantheon Books (August 14, 2007)
9780375425219 | details & prices | 335 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $23.95
About: While on a routine assignment in the remote region of Calabria, police detective Aurelio Zen is drawn into two suspicious cases involving the disappearance of an advance scout for an American film company and a hunt for buried treasure.
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Vintage Books (August 12, 2008)
9780307386724 | details & prices | 335 pages | 5.00 × 8.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $15.00

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