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Back to Blood

Back to Blood

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As a police launch speeds across Miami's Biscayne Bay - with our hero, Officer Nestor Camacho, on board - Tom Wolfe is off and running headlong into the only city in the world where people from a different country with a different language and a different culture have taken over at the ballot box. This melting pot is full of hard cases who just won't melt: a Cuban mayor; a black police chief; a hot young reporter and a timid editor of the Miami Herald, both WASPs; an Anglo sex-addiction psychiatrist, his lovely Latina nurse, and his star patient, a porn-addicted billionaire; a status-addled Haitian professor who thinks he's really French and wants his pale-skinned daughter, Ghislaine, to "pass". Then there are the clueless collectors who "See it! Like it! Buy it!," spending tens of millions per minute on de-skilled art at Miami Art Basel; black drug dealers colliding with Cuban cops; and "Active Adult" condos full of yenta-heavy ex-New Yorkers; not to mention a nest of shady Russians.
Based on the same sort of detailed, on-scene, high-energy reporting that powered Tom Wolfe's previous bestselling novels, Back to Blood is another brilliant, spot-on, scrupulous, and often hilarious reckoning with our times. Could Miami, with its clash of cultures, be the American city of the future?