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Robert B. Parker

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Thin Air Summary

The concurrent themes of official and individual corruption form the grounding of the plot. The drug lords have seized control of the local environment and established compounds from which they operate their illegal activities. The corporate nastiness spreads beyond the confines of their covert operations and when one of the drug dealers kidnaps Belson's wife, it brings together the two themes. Lisa becomes involved because in her past she for a short period was the lover of one of her abductors. In the course of his investigation Spenser discovers that at one time she was also a prostitute.

Before she can be successfully reunited with her husband and presumably restored to her present conventional life, her past must be brought to light just as the hidden drug world must be exposed. This is a plot trajectory characteristic of many of the other novels in the series.

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