When Annabel Smith is commissioned to write an article on Columbus for the Library of Congress's magazine, Civilization, she enters a world of art and information, politics and prestige, pat Read by Philip Bosco 2 cassettes / 3 hours
When Annabel Smith is commissioned to write an article on Columbus for the Library of Congress's magazine, Civilization, she enters a world of art and information, politics and prestige, patronage and shadowy traffic in rare manuscripts--and, as it turns out, violence. A center of intellectual life, the Library of Congress is home to millions of invaluable books, manuscripts, and maps, and to some of the world's leading librarians and scholars. So when a world-reknowned expert is found murdered at his desk, the Library's reputation is at stake.
Has a legendary diary by one of Columbus's companions really turned up? Why did, eight years earlier, another of the library's Hispanic scholars disappear under mysterious circumstances? Annabel, Margaret Truman's favorite amateur sleuth, wants answers to these questions.
Like all of her Capital Crime novels, Truman's Murder at the Library of Congress takes the listener deep into the hidden recesses of Washington D.C. and this time into one of its most cherished institutions, bringing us closer to the fascinating, and exciting people who make that peculiar city work, live, and die. ...Continua Nascondi