Nightwing

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Author(s): Martin Cruz Smith
Original Publish Date: Apr 30, 2019
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (10.25 hours)
Product Number: Z100150330
Released: Apr 30, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781508299974
Narrator/s: Richard Ferrone
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Description

From Martin Cruz Smith, the internationally bestselling author of Gorky Park, comes a reissue of Nightwing, the million-copy bestseller that Stephen King called "one of the best horror novels in the last twenty years." As darkness gathers, the sky is filled with frantic motion and maddening murmurs. In an effort to end the world, an unhappy, aging Native American shaman invokes the Hopi god of death. Those around him remain skeptical, dismissing him as crazy old man. Then they discover his mutilated, bloody body and soon other similarly disfigured bodies begin to appear. Horses, sheep, cattle—no living thing is safe. But what is causing the horrible deaths? Deputy Sheriff Duran is called back to the reservation to investigate. Immediately, Duran recognizes the significance of the shaman's spell and, with the help of two scientists, he works to combat the supernatural scourge—before there's nothing left to save. Written "in the tradition of Stephen King" (Kirkus Reviews), Nightwing is part love triangle, part Native American case study, part supernatural thrillerand "genuinely horrifying" (The Washington Post Book World).

All formats/editions

CD
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Author(s): Martin Cruz Smith
Narrator(s): Richard Ferrone
Product Number DD46143
Released: Nov 14, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781508299998
eBook
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Author(s): Martin Cruz Smith
Product Number EB00746416
Released: Jun 25, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: #9781501199721

Professional reviews

"A huge colony of vampire bats becomes inexorably intertwined with the superstitions--and the future--of the Hopi Indians. One of the truly unclassifiable books, Nightwing transitions from grim and gruesome horror to poetical myths and legends. Unfortunately, the gravelly, broad tones of Richard Ferrone are unconvincing in the portrayal of Youngman, the Hopi who has tried so hard to recapture his heritage. The beauty of Native American spirituality as it contrasts with the horror of their lives should be reflected in a voice that ebbs and flows like the water that has been stolen from them. Ferrone doesn't give the book the vocal range it deserves. S.F. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine"