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Ambassador of the Dead

Ambassador of the Dead

June 2002
Trade Paperback · 288 Pages
$15.95 U.S. · €11.99 E.U.
ISBN 9781582432519
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One Sunday morning, Nick Blud, a successful Boston physician, is home in bed when he receives a phone call from Adriana Kruk, the mother of a boyhood friend. The beautiful Adriana, who once vacationed at her family's luxurious summer home on the Black Sea, now lives in a run-down apartment in New Jersey. Abandoned by her husband and estranged from her sons, she summons Nick back to his old neighborhood, where something unspeakable has happened --exactly what, no one is willing to say.Ambassador of the Dead is a harrowing tale of ambitions gone awry, and an unflinching meditation on exile and assimilation and the cost of love.