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A Drink Before The War

Lehane, Dennis

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ISBN 10: 015100093X / ISBN 13: 9780151000937
Published by Harcourt Brace, 1994
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New York. 1994. Harcourt Brace. 1st Edition. Very Good In Dustjacket. Remainder Mark On Bottom Edge. 81. 288 pages. hardcover. Signed by The Author. 015100093x. keywords: August 4. inventory # 23413. FROM THE PUBLISHER - Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro are tough private investigators who know the blue-collar neighborhoods and ghettos of Boston's Dorchester section as only natives can. Working out of an old church belfry, Kenzie and Gennaro take on a seemingly simple assignment for a prominent politician: uncover the whereabouts of Jenna Angeline, a black cleaning woman who has allegedly stolen confidential Statehouse documents. But finding Jenna proves easy compared to staying alive once they have. The investigation escalates, implicating members of Jenna's family and rival gang leaders, while uncovering extortion, assassination, and child prostitution extending from bombed-out ghetto streets to the highest levels of state government. This highly acclaimed first novel introduces an intrepid pair of tough Boston private investigators, Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro. The duo are confronted by a cadre of powerful Boston politicos offering big money to locate a missing cleaning woman. As the investigation unfolds, the partners are soon drawn into the deadly crossfire among warring political factions. Very Good In Dustjacket. Remainder Mark On Bottom Edge. Bookseller Inventory # 23413

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Title: A Drink Before The War

Publisher: Harcourt Brace

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition.

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Taking on a seemingly simple assignment to pinpoint the whereabouts of a cleaning woman who has allegedly stolen confidential State House documents, private investigators Patrick and Angela uncover a ring of extortion, assassination, and child prostitution.

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Dennis Lehane is the author of ten previous novels?including the New York Times bestsellers Live by Night; Moonlight Mile; Gone, Baby, Gone; Mystic River; Shutter Island; and The Given Day?as well as Coronado, a collection of short stories and a play. He lives in California with his family.

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