City Of Light by Michael Doane

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Working for a small organization monitoring international human rights violations, Thomas Zane is plunged into a nightmarish labyrinth of African politics, betrayal, torture, and death, when he investigates the mysterious killing of his best friend. Tour.
 

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Published October 13, 1992 by Knopf. 323 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure, Horror. Fiction

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Zane slowly realizes that an insidious torturer tracked by Eleven for years from Southeast Asia across Africa, who uses a combination of mind- bending drugs to extract information fully--leaving victims euphoric, memory-impaired, and with a crown of surgical scars--is at work in Mali, and that he...

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Thomas Zane, the driven, deracinated, cynical hero of this intelligent, intricate thriller, is an American in Paris, where he unravels coded computer messages for an agency that clandestinely monitors civil wars, terrorism and human rights abuses worldwide.

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At one point in "City of Light," whiskey-sodden, saintly Zane, who works for an international Amnesty-style organization, is being chased through a Paris graveyard by agents of an archfiend torture doctor riding motor-scooters.

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