Año de publicación: 2007
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The scene: a junkie with a suspiciously good chess game is dead in a seedy hotel room. Enter homicide detective Meyer Landsman, broken-hearted and rough round the edges, complete with a murdered sister, an ex-wife for a boss, and a liquor and nicotine diet. This long-time member of the Yiddish Policemen's Union is already bent under the weight of a tower of unsolved cases, but is set on solving this one -- despite a serious frost coming down from above, matched flake for flake the by the weather in this chilly Jewish homeland.Premios: Hugo (2008), Nébula (2008), Locus (2008), John W. Campbell Memorial [2º] (2008)
Snow in Israel? Not exactly. This Jewish homeland is Sitka, Alasaka, and with their time up on the lease, God's chosen people are facing an uncertain future. And Landsman? Now a badgeless, gunless cop with powerfull enemies-- well, he's skating on very thin ice...