The Resource The New Iberia blues, James Lee Burke

The New Iberia blues, James Lee Burke

Label
The New Iberia blues
Title
The New Iberia blues
Statement of responsibility
James Lee Burke
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Detective Dave Robicheaux's world isn't filled with too many happy stories, but Desmond Cormier's rags-to-riches tale is certainly one of them. Robicheaux first met Cormier on the streets of New Orleans, when the young, undersized boy had foolish dreams of becoming a Hollywood director. Twenty-five years later, when Robicheaux knocks on Cormier's door, it isn't to congratulate him on his Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations. Robicheaux has discovered the body of a young woman who's been crucified, wearing only a small chain on her ankle. She disappeared near Cormier's Cyrpemort Point estate, and Robicheaux, along with young deputy, Sean McClain, are looking for answers. Neither Cormier nor his enigmatic actor friend Antoine Butterworth are saying much, but Robicheaux knows better. As always, Clete Purcel and Davie's daughter, Alafair, have Robicheaux's back. Clete witnesses the escape of Texas inmate, Hugo Tillinger, who may hold the key to Robicheaux's case. As they wade further into the investigation, they end up in the crosshairs of the mob, the deranged Chester Wimple, and the dark ghosts Robicheaux has been running from for years. Ultimately, it's up to Robicheaux to stop them all, but he'll have to summon a light he's never seen or felt to save himself, and those he loves
Member of
Summary
The shocking death of a young woman leads detective Dave Robicheaux into the dark corners of Hollywood, the mafia and the Louisiana backwoods
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10748794
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burke, James Lee
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Dave Robicheaux novels
Series volume
0022
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Robicheaux, Dave (Fictitious character)
  • Prisoners
  • Organized crime
Target audience
adult
Label
The New Iberia blues, James Lee Burke
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000064527332
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
667 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432859107
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
The New Iberia blues, James Lee Burke
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000064527332
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
667 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432859107
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print

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