The Resource Havana twist : a Willa Jansson mystery, Lia Matera

Havana twist : a Willa Jansson mystery, Lia Matera

Label
Havana twist : a Willa Jansson mystery
Title
Havana twist
Title remainder
a Willa Jansson mystery
Statement of responsibility
Lia Matera
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Attorney Willa Jansson's mother has never balked at breaking the law, especially not for a good cause. So when Willa learns her mother has flouted federal regulations and gone off to Cuba, she figures it's just a harmless pilgrimage to lefty Graceland. But when her mother doesn't return with the rest of her peacenik tour group, Willa fears the feds might consider the trip "trading with the enemy" - with a penalty of ten years in prison and a $100,000 fine."--BOOK JACKET. "In Lia Matera's Havana Twist, Willa risks her career and passport by rushing to Cuba to retrace her mother's steps. But she finds that nothing there is quite as it seems. Following clues to neighborhoods tourists never see, through secret tunnels beneath the street, and into the finest luxury hotels, Willa is manipulated, misled, and nearly arrested. And in the meantime, newfound reporter friends - or are they CIA agents? - disappear as suddenly and inexplicably as her mother did."--BOOK JACKET. "Soon the U.S. State Department, the Cuban Interior Ministry, and Willa's old flame, San Francisco Homicide Lieutenant Don Surgelato, get into the act. But politics and police work are a poor substitute for those things only a daughter would know. So, in a deadly game of cat and mouse, Willa follows her mother's trail from Havana to Mexico City, from California back to Havana...all the while keeping barely one step ahead of two angry governments and at least one ruthless killer."--BOOK JACKET
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DLC
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Matera, Lia
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3563.A83537
LC item number
H38 1998
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jansson, Willa (Fictitious character)
  • Women lawyers
  • Dissenters
  • Cuba
Target audience
adult
Label
Havana twist : a Willa Jansson mystery, Lia Matera
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
271 p.
Isbn
9780684834702
Lccn
97047249
System control number
OCM37993192
Label
Havana twist : a Willa Jansson mystery, Lia Matera
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
271 p.
Isbn
9780684834702
Lccn
97047249
System control number
OCM37993192

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