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Asia Hand

(2010)
(The second book in the Vincent Calvino series)
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Awards
Shamus Awards Best Paperback original
Christopher G. Moore's prize-winning series of Bangkok thrillers featuring Vincent Calvino, a disbarred American lawyer turned PI, have been praised for their captivating plots, engaging characters, and insight into the steamy Thai capital.

In Asia Hand, the second novel in the series, Bangkok is celebrating Chinese New Year when Calvino's revels are cut short. The body of an American, an acquaintance of Calvino's, has been fished out of the lake in Lumpini Park. Around his neck are a string of wooden amulets, the kind upcountry Thais wear to protect themselves from evil spirits. Only rather than saving Hutton, these have killed him.

A freelance cameraman scraping by on the margins, Hutton had photographed something shortly before his death that he thought would make his career. Now the footage of the shocking execution on the Thai/Burmese border is running repeatedly on CNN, and the rights to Hutton's life story have been sold to a Hollywood producer. But who killed Hutton and why?

When Calvino investigates, he collides with a powerful filmmaker and an experienced old Asia hand who knows the terrain as well as our man in Bangkok. It's all Calvino can do to stay alive, and find out who killed his fellow American.

    

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Paperback Editions

July 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: Asia Hand: A Vincent Calvino Novel (Vincent Calvino Novels)
Author(s): Christopher G Moore
ISBN: 0-8021-7073-0 / 978-0-8021-7073-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press, Black Cat
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May 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: Asia Hand (Vincent Calvino 4)
Author(s): Christopher G Moore
ISBN: 1-84354-792-9 / 978-1-84354-792-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Atlantic Books
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June 2000 : Paperback
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Title: Asia Hand
Author(s): Christopher G Moore
ISBN: 9748717127 / 978-9748717128
Publisher: Heaven Lake Press
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1993 : Paperback
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Title: Asia Hand
Author(s): Christopher G Moore
ISBN: 9748495701 / 978-9748495705
Publisher: White Lotus
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Audio Editions

May 2016 : MP3 CD
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Title: Asia Hand
Author(s): Christopher G Moore
ISBN: 1-5318-2591-5 / 978-1-5318-2591-1
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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November 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Asia Hand
Author(s): Christopher G Moore
Publisher: Audible Studios
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November 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Asia Hand
Author(s): Christopher G Moore
Publisher: Audible Studios
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Kindle Editions

July 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Asia Hand: A Vincent Calvino Novel (Vincent Calvino Novels)
Author(s): Christopher G Moore
Publisher: Grove Press, Black Cat
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA