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HEAVEN'S PRISONERS (Signed First Edition)

Burke, James Lee

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ISBN 10: 0805006656 / ISBN 13: 9780805006650
Published by Henry Holt, 1988
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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A beautiful inside and out, as-new first edition copy of this the second Dave Robicheax mystery. Set in Louisiana. Adapted to a motion picture in 1996 with Alec Baldwin playing Dave Robicheaux. The book is signed on the title page by Burke under his printed name. The dust jacket is still bright and appears flawless. Not price clipped. Protected now in mylar dust jacket protector. The book still retains a fresh crispness indicating it was never read. Size: Octavo, 292pp. Bookseller Inventory # 2797

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Title: HEAVEN'S PRISONERS (Signed First Edition)

Publisher: Henry Holt

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

About this title


Vietnam vet Dave Robicheaux has turned in his detective's badge, is winning his battle against booze, and has left New Orleans with his wife for the tranquil beauty of Louisiana's bayous. But a plane crash on the Gulf brings a young girl into his life -- and with her comes a netherworld of murder, deception and home-grown crime. Suddenly Robicheaux is confronting Bubba Rocque, a brutal hood he's known since childhood; Rocque's hungry Cajun wife; and a Federal agent with more guts than sense. In a backwater world where a swagger and a gun go further than the law, Robicheaux and those he loves are caught on a tide of violence far bigger than them all...

About the Author:

HEAVEN'S PRISONERS-book James Lee Burke has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, and his novel The Last Get-Back Boogie was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. He won the Edgar Award in 1989 for Black Cherry Blues. His two most recent novels, Dixie City Jam and Burning Angel, have been New York Times bestsellers. He divides his time between Missoula, Montana and Louisiana.

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