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By Ann Markusen
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Book Review | Girl Gone Missing


April 19, 2019

In this, the second Cash Blackbear mystery, Marcie Rendon serves up her Native woman protagonist's experiences as an older student in a largely white college. In probing the sudden disappearance of a woman student, she introduces us to the seamier side of recruitment into prostitution.

This story, like her first, "Murder on the Red River," unfolds from within the farm fields of northwestern Minnesota and North Dakota, where Cash earns her income by driving sugar beets to the processing plant. "The air smelled of river mud and sugar beets mashed under truck tires. One would think it would be...

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