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The Resource A drink before the war, Dennis Lehane, (overdrive ebook)

A drink before the war, Dennis Lehane, (overdrive ebook)

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A drink before the war
Title
A drink before the war
Statement of responsibility
Dennis Lehane
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A cadre of powerful Massachusetts politicians offers Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro big money for a small job: find the missing cleaning woman who allegedly stole confidential Statehouse documents. But there's much more to this crime than anyone realizes. What the woman was really after was justice--and out on the Boston streets, the truth can turn stark and ugly
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Title
A drink before the war
Creator
Summary
Private detective partners Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro are hired to find Jenna Angeline, a missing black cleaning woman who allegedly stole confidential state documents, but as their investigation becomes complicated by rival gang leaders, extortion, child prostitution, and assassination reaching to the highest levels of government, they discover that their target has been framed
Subject
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Award
Shamus Award for Best First P.I. Novel, 1995.
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004393
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro novels
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
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Dennis Lehane
A drink before the war, Dennis Lehane, (overdrive ebook)
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A Drink Before the War
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Description based on print version record
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Short Desc
<p>As richly complex and brutal as the terrain it depicts, here is the mesmerizing, darkly original novel that heralded the arrival of Dennis Lehane, the master of the new <i>noir</i> &#8212; and introduced Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro, his smart and tough private investigators weaned on the blue-collar streets of Dorchester.<p>A cabal of powerful Boston politicians is willing to pay Kenzie and Gennaro big money for a seemingly small job: to find the missing cleaning woman who stole some secret documents. As Kenzie and Gennaro learn, however, this crime is no ordinary theft. It's about justice. About right and wrong. But in Boston, finding the truth isn't just a dirty business ... it's deadly.
Description
<p>As richly complex and brutal as the terrain it depicts, here is the mesmerizing, darkly original novel that heralded the arrival of Dennis Lehane, the master of the new <i>noir</i> &#8212; and introduced Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro, his smart and tough private investigators weaned on the blue-collar streets of Dorchester.<p>A cabal of powerful Boston politicians is willing to pay Kenzie and Gennaro big money for a seemingly small job: to find the missing cleaning woman who stole some secret documents. As Kenzie and Gennaro learn, however, this crime is no ordinary theft. It's about justice. About right and wrong. But in Boston, finding the truth isn't just a dirty business ... it's deadly.
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Popularity
1819
Rating
3.9
Media Type
eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocm668227994
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unknown
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Extent
1 online resource (301 p.)
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unknown
Form of item
online
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9780062015655
Isbn
9780062015655
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(electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
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unknown
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)668227994

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