The Resource Gold of our fathers, Kwei Quartey

Gold of our fathers, Kwei Quartey

Label
Gold of our fathers
Title
Gold of our fathers
Statement of responsibility
Kwei Quartey
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Darko Dawson has just been promoted to Chief Inspector in the Ghana Police Service--the promotion even comes with a (rather modest) salary bump. But he doesn't have long to celebrate, because his new boss is transferring him from Accra, Ghana's capital, out to remote Obuasi, in the Ashanti region, an area now notorious for the illegal exploitation of its gold mines. The assignment will last at least a year, meaning Dawson has the unpleasant choice of uprooting his entire family or making do without them. Worst of all, when Dawson arrives at the Obusai headquarters, he finds it in complete disarray. The office is a mess of uncatalogued evidence and cold case files, morale is low, and discipline among officers is lax. Dawson is beginning to see how much work is cut out for him when he sets out to investigate his first homicide case, on only his second day on the job. A body has been unearthed in one of the gold quarries--the man who owned the mine, a Chinese immigrant named Bao Liu, one of many who have flocked to the Ashanti region to work the alluvial gold mines. The list of potential suspects is a long one, and Dawson must pursue it alone, because he can't trust his sergeant partner. He learns very quickly how dangerous it is to pursue justice in this kingdom of illegal gold mines, where the worst offenders have so much money they have no fear of the law"--
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DLC
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Quartey, Kwei
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3617.U37
LC item number
G65 2016
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Inspector Darko Dawson mystery
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Police
  • Murder
  • Gold mines and mining
  • FICTION / African American / Mystery & Detective
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural
  • Gold mines and mining
  • Murder
  • Police
  • Fiction
  • Obuasi (Ghana)
  • Ghana
  • Ghana
Label
Gold of our fathers, Kwei Quartey
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
xi, 348 pages
Isbn
9781616956301
Lccn
2015028758
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
map ; 24 cm.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)910294117
  • 632268
  • (OCoLC)ocn910294117
  • 632268
  • 981974
Label
Gold of our fathers, Kwei Quartey
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
xi, 348 pages
Isbn
9781616956301
Lccn
2015028758
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
map ; 24 cm.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)910294117
  • 632268
  • (OCoLC)ocn910294117
  • 632268
  • 981974

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