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False Faces Seth Margolis

False Faces

Seth Margolis

Published January 1st 1991
ISBN : 9780312058180
Hardcover
307 pages
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With refreshing insight, Margolis conveys the intensity and the crass materialism that are the hallmarks of a certain breed of young professionals. —PUBLISHER’S WEEKLYA good yarn populated with well-drawn characters. A credible portrait of theMoreWith refreshing insight, Margolis conveys the intensity and the crass materialism that are the hallmarks of a certain breed of young professionals. —PUBLISHER’S WEEKLYA good yarn populated with well-drawn characters. A credible portrait of the Fire Island singles scene gives the work a solid aura of [believability]. —BOOKLISTAlison Rosen, a young, single Manhattan department-store buyer, first met Linda Levinson seven years ago when both answered the same Village Voice classified ad for a Fire Island share. Since then, theyve been returning to Seaside Harbor every summer weekend.One night, after leaving Cranes, the singles bar that often serves as a pickup place, Linda Levinson is found murdered. Is her killer a spurned suitor whose advances Linda rejected? What about the mysterious lover back in the city about whom Linda had spoken but whom Alison has never met?Long Island police officer Joe DiGregorio is assigned to work undercover on the case, posing as a yuppie accountant. Together, Joe and Alison, who is unaware of Joes masquerade, set out to find the murderer before he strikes again. In the process, they find out that Linda was a woman of many secrets—and find themselves falling in love in an atmosphere in which nobody can be trusted.