Henry Rios, a gay Chicano lawyer, investigates the death of a powerful Los Angeles politician while struggling against a young man falsely accused of the crime. By the author of How Town. National ad/promo.
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"Intriguing, fast-paced....Henry Rios, the gay lawyer Michael Nava has created, is sensitive and appealing."
Author of I'LL BE LEAVING YOU ALWAYS
Michael Nava's sequel to HOW TOWN.
When State Senator Gus Pena, a politician with a spotty past and an ambition to become mayor, is gunned down, the LAPD arrests Michael Ruiz, a hot-tempered teen who had spat violent words about Pena while they both attended a drug rehab center. Believing in the troubled youth's innocence, lawyer Henry Rios takes the case, despite the fact that he's in the middle of a wrenching breakup with his HIV-positive lover, Josh.
As his personal life unravels, and the cops and press rush to judgment on Ruiz, Rios penetrates the highly protected world of L.A. politics to ferret out a most unlikely killer...
Michael Nava is the author of seven Henry Rios novels, five of which (Goldenboy, Howtown, The Hidden Law, The Death of Friends, and Rag and Bone) have been Lambda Literary Award winners. He is an attorney in private practice in San Francisco.
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060167831
Book Description Harpercollins, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060167831
Book Description Harpercollins, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060167831