A Hoke Moseley novel. Hoke is ordered by his chief to grow a beard, remove his false teeth and go south to the migrant farms, where rumours of slavery and murder are rife. A bizarre and violent story unfolds as he comes up against vicious rednecks and the manipulations of his divisional commanders.
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"Elegant, tough and rhythmic as a championship boxing match." -- San Francisco Chronicle
"Hoke Moseley is a magnificently battered hero. Willeford bring him to us lean and hard." -- Donald E. Westlake
"No one writes a better crime novel than Charles Willeford." -- Elmore Leonard
"Willeford knows his characters the way Simenon knew his and has besides a vaulting comic imagination." -- Time Out
Stripped of his wallet, gun - even his false teeth - Hoke is sent South to the migrant farms where rumours of slavery and sudden death abound. Now things are really going to heat up... because a guy without protection in that no man's land is as good as dead!
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Book Description Trafalgar Square, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 99600307