Author(s): Bill Pronzini
Series: Nameless Detective Series No: 20
Original Publish Date: Aug 01, 2004
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (7.18 hours)
Product Number: Z100018553
Released: Mar 01, 2006
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780792741312
Narrator/s: Nick Sullivan
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So what if Nameless can't get his girlfriend, Kerry, to marry him? So what if he can't talk his partner, Eberhardt, out of his bitter funk? Skies are sunny, and the Nameless Detective wants them to stay that way. So he decides to do an old man a favor and find his missing granddaughter, Gianna. But no one said it would be easy. It seems Gianna's roommate is turning tricks, and Nameless' search quickly leads him to a pimp, a murder, and into a dark pit of human perversion-the kind of place where people die. What happen to Gianna Fornessi? Ask Nameless: he's the one gripping his .38 and writing epitaphs in his head...


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Product Number:Z100018553
Product Number:DD36904

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Author(s): Bill Pronzini
Narrator(s): Nick Sullivan
Product Number DD36904
Released: Dec 05, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781538538968

Professional reviews

"Bill Pronzini's Nameless Detective seems inspired by Hammett's Continental Op, a fellow San Franciscan, though far less cynical and many pounds lighter. He's got girlfriend troubles, friction with his business partner, and a pro bono investigation to find an old paisan's missing granddaughter, who may or may not have been turning tricks and who may or may not have been murdered. Impersonating our hero is Nick Sullivan, who reads with dramatic flair and Žlan. Sounding a bit like the late John Ritter with a twang, he's not particularly believable as an aging, wisecracking tough guy. One can, however, fully accept his intelligence and sentimentality, and enjoy his crystalline diction and pleasant cadences. Y.R. (c) AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine"

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