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Der Gehängte Walter Satterthwait

Der Gehängte

Walter Satterthwait

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ISBN : 9783423203487
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304 pages
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At a meeting of thirteen of Santa Fes leading New Age healers, Quentin Bouvier, a magician and possibly a reincarnated Egyptian pharaoh, has been hanged from the rafters. He outbid Leonard Quarry for astrologer Eliza Remingtons antique tarot cardMoreAt a meeting of thirteen of Santa Fes leading New Age healers, Quentin Bouvier, a magician and possibly a reincarnated Egyptian pharaoh, has been hanged from the rafters. He outbid Leonard Quarry for astrologer Eliza Remingtons antique tarot card and now hes dead and the tarot card is missing. The police quickly arrest Giacamo Bernardi, a tarot reader, and charge him with the murder and theft. Bernardis court-appointed attorney hires private investigator Joshua Croft to prove Bernardis innocence. Suspects from the meeting and the community abound, including astrologers and psychics, a young hermit immersed in Spiritual Alchemy, an aging movie star who acts as a medium for an entity from Alpha Centauri, a Native American shaman who gets accountants in touch with their warrior within, and a mysterious Asian woman whose equally mysterious brother displays a near-lethal familiarity with martial arts. Satterthwait thrills our eyes with the wonders of the Southwest.--The New York Times Book ReviewSatterthwait offers local color, detail, and intriguing action along with an appealingly sensitive, slightly cynical series hero.--Publishers WeeklyAt a meeting of Santa Fe’s leading New Age healers, Quentin Bouvier, a magician and possibly a reincarnated Egyptian pharaoh, has been hanged from the rafters. The police quickly arrest Giacamo Bernardi, a tarot reader, and charge him with the murder.