Thursday, April 15, 2010

Pg. 69: Ed Lin's "Snakes Can't Run"

Today's feature at the Page 69 Test: Snakes Can't Run by Ed Lin.

About the book, from the publisher:

An epic of New York Chinatown noir in the vein of George Pelecanos and Richard Price, this is the riveting sequel to the highly acclaimed This Is a Bust

It’s a hot summer in New York’s Chinatown in 1976 and Robert Chow, the Chinese-American detective son of an illegal immigrant, takes on a new breed of ruthless human smugglers— snakeheads—when two bodies of smuggled Chinese are found dead under the Brooklyn Bridge underpass. But as Robert comes closer to finding some answers, he discovers a dark secret in his own family’s past...
View the Snakes Can't Run trailer, and learn more about the book and author at Ed Lin's website and blog.

The Page 69 Test: Snakes Can't Run.

--Marshal Zeringue