The Resource No mortal thing, Gerald Seymour

No mortal thing, Gerald Seymour

Label
No mortal thing
Title
No mortal thing
Statement of responsibility
Gerald Seymour
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Two young men -Jago and Marcantonio - both studying business and finance: Jago is a kid from a rough part of London who has worked hard to get a job in a bank and is now on a fast-track secondment to the Berlin office. Marcantonio is one of the new generation in the 'Ndrangheta crime families from Calabria, Southern Italy. He is in Germany to learn how to channel their illicit millions towards legitimate businesses all over Europe. When Jago witnesses Marcantonio commit a vicious assault and the police seem uninterested, the Englisman refuses to let the matter drop. But by pursuing the gangster to his grandfather's mountain lair, Jago is stepping into the middle of a delicate surveillance operation, which sets alarm bells ringing in Rome, London and Berlin. It also leads him to Consolata, a young woman who sees in Jago the chance to turn her non-violent protest campaign against the crime families into something altogether more lethal..
Summary
A youth who would escape his hardscrabble life by fast-tracking a career in banking takes the law into his own hands after witnessing an assault by a crime family member and discovering that the police do not care, a pursuit that leads him to a delicate surveillance operation that sets off alarms in multiple countries
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10572986
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
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Seymour, Gerald
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Assault and battery
  • Organized crime
  • Mafia
  • Witnesses
  • Gangsters
  • Germany
  • Europe
Target audience
adult
Label
No mortal thing, Gerald Seymour
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
408 pages
Isbn
9781444758641
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
No mortal thing, Gerald Seymour
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
408 pages
Isbn
9781444758641
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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