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Manhattan 62
Reggie Nadelson
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During the stifling autumn of 1962, NYPD detective Pat Wynne catches the hardest case of his career. A young Cuban man's body has been found on the High Line freight railroad, mutilated beyond recognition. His is the second Cuban murder in New York that year - both bodies displaying the same tattoo of a worm and the words Cuba Libre.Meanwhile, international tension is mounting and missiles are trained on America. The city is terrified.Pat is not only investigating a disturbing, politically sensitive case: there may be a spy on his own doorstep. Are his instincts correct, or is he about to commit the ultimate act of betrayal?

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Reggie Nadelson, journalist and film-maker, is the author of nine
novels featuring the New York detective Artie Cohen. Her non-fiction
book about the singer Dean Reed, Comrade Rockstar, is being filmed by Tom Hanks and Dreamworks. She divides her time between London and New York.

is fascinated by the paranoia of the period, but she also offers a
loving celebration of early 1960s New York, a city alive with discussion
and debate. As ever with this writer, the sense of place is crucial,
but what really energises the narrative
is the political turmoil,
ever present in the minds of her characters and readers
Financial Times

This book works on many levels - as a political thriller; a murder mystery; a historical crime novel; a snapshot of American history.
If any of these things appeal to you, then this book is a must-read
Shots magazine

Nadelson writes wonderfully well about New York
Ian Rankin on Londongrad

Artie Cohen is the detective New York deserves: smart, wounded,
emotional, haunted, and not as tough as he thinks. Reggie Nadelson's
Cohen books get better and better
Salman Rushdie on Fresh Kills

Nadelson makes Harlem, with its up-and-down history, live and breathe on the page. Humming with suspense, this is New York Noir at its best
Daily Mail on Bloodcount

Wonderfully claustrophobic
Guardian on Bloodcount

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Irish - New York (State) - New York - Fiction.|United States - History - 1961-1969 - Fiction.|Detective and mystery stories.
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