Nightmare Range: The Collected George Sueño & Ernie Bascom Stories
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Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: September 2013
Duration: 13 hours 11 minutes
Twenty years ago Martin Limón published his first mystery featuringSergeant George Sueño, a young Mexican American army detective stationed on theUS Eighth Army base in South Korea in the early 1970s, the heart of the ColdWar. George and his investigating partner, the rowdy and short-fused SergeantErnie Bascom, are assigned cases in which the Eighth Army has come intoconflict with local Korean law enforcement-often incidents in which Americansoldiers, who are not known for being on their best behavior in their Asianhost country, have committed a crime. Sueño's job is partially to solve crimesbut mostly to cover top brass' backside and make sure the US Army doesn't lookbad. Thoughtful, observant George, who is conversant in Korean, constantlyfaces difficult choices about whether to follow his orders or his conscience.
After eight critically acclaimed novels comes thiscollection of Limón's award-winning short stories featuring sergeants Sueño andBascom. The stories have been published over the last twenty years in a varietyof magazines, mostly in Alfred Hitchcock, but have never before beenavailable in book form. This volume is sure to attract both critical attentionand appeal to collectors and is a must-have for literary mystery readers.