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Summary

Homicide investigator Dave Robicheaux is trying to help Letty Labinche, a New Liberia girl who is on death row for killing the man who molested her children. Through his investigations he happens upon Zipper Clum, a pimp who recognises Robicheaux through a 30-year haze. As his memories crystallise, he chooses to reveal some shocking revelations about Robicheaux's family that have serious consequences....

©2000 James Lee Burke (P)2006 W. F. Howes Ltd

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Not The Best Robicheaux

It’s difficult to find a narrator who does this justice other than Will Patton. Decent attempt here but this is one of the weaker novels in the series. I was glad when it was finished.

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Vintage JLB

The story of a key part of Dave Robicheaux life that should not be missed