American By Day : Shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger Award eAudiobook MP3
Narrated by Kaisa Hammarlund
'Miller is a classy satirist of American mores. He's serious too, about racism and police brutality.
A superb novel on all levels' The Times'A subtle crime story peopled with beautifully drawn characters' Daily Mail 'Ingenious.
Humorous. Wonderful' Lee ChildLonglisted for the CWA Gold Dagger Award 2019_____________________She knew it was a weird place.
She'd heard the stories, seen the movies, read the books.
But now police Chief Inspector Sigrid Odegard has to leave her native Norway and actually go there; to that land across the Atlantic where her missing brother is implicated in the mysterious death of a prominent African-American academic. America. And not someplace interesting, either: upstate New York. Plunged into a United States where race and identity, politics and promise, reverberate in every aspect of daily life.
To find her older brother, she needs the help of the local police who appear to have already made up their minds about the case.
Working with - or, if necessary, against - someone actually named Sheriff Irving 'Irv' Wylie, she must negotiate the local political minefields and navigate the back woods of the Adirondacks to uncover the truth before it's too late. At once a thrilling race-against-time crime story, a personal journey through grief and a meditation on the world in which we live, American By Day once again shows Derek B Miller to be one of the most imaginative, ingenious and entertaining writers working today.
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