Death and The Language Of Happiness

by Straley, John

John Straley lives in Sitka, Alaska, with his young son and wife, a marine biologist who studies whales.  He is the Shamus Award-winning author of TheWoman Who Married a Bear, The Curious Eat Themselves, and The Music of What Happens.  He is at work on his next Cecil Younger novel,The Angels Will Not Care.From the Hardcover edition.

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