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Some Bitter Taste

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ISBN-10: 1569473390

ISBN-13: 9781569473399

Edition: N/A

Authors: Magdalen Nabb

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Praise for Magdalen Nabb: "Magdalen Nabb is so good she's awesome."-Philadelphia Inquirer "First rate. Engrossing, artful and -completely satisfying. Nabb is a fine writer."-Frank Conroy "Elegant of style and elegant of mind."-Publishers Weekly, starred "Nabb is formidable."-Houston Post An elderly woman is found dead in her apartment. The marshal's search for the villains brings him into confrontation with the past, with Jewish refugees from fascism, and with an English expatriate. Magdalen Nabb was born in Lancashire. She has lived in Florence since 1975.
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: Soho Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 0.704

Children's author and crime writer Magdalen Nabb was born in Lancashire, England in 1947. She is the author of the Salvatore Guarnaccia series and the Josie Smith books. Her book Josie Smith was runner-up for the Guardian Children's Fiction Award in 1989 and Josie Smith and Eileen won the Smarties Book Prize in l99l. Occasionally she writes journalistic pieces for English, German, and Italian newspapers. Her final novel, Vita Nuova, was posthumously published in 2008. She died in Florence, Italy, of a stroke. She was 60 years old.