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CSI:Madison - March Violets

The brutality and corruption of Nazi Germany serve as the backdrop for this impressive debut mystery novel. Scottish-born Kerr re-creates the period accurately and with verve; the novel reeks of the sordid decade that saw Hitler's rise to power. Bernhard Gunther is a hard-boiled Berlin detective who specializes in tracking down missing persons--mostly Jews. He is summoned by a wealthy industrialist to find the murderer of his daughter and son-in-law, killed during the robbery of a priceless diamond necklace. Gunther quickly is catapulted into a major political scandal involving Hitler's two main henchmen, Goering and Himmler.

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Title: 
March Violets
Author: 
Philip Kerr
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http://content.sirsi.com/uhtbin/getenrich/0142004146/COVER_GIF
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Date: 
Thursday, July 12, 2007 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm
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