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A Drink Before the War

Lehane, Dennis

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ISBN 10: 015100093X / ISBN 13: 9780151000937
Published by U.S.A.: Harcourt, 1994
Condition: As New Hardcover
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Harcourt Brace & Company, New York, San Diego, And London, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: As New A Fine First Printing of the First Edition in equally unblemished dust-jacket, signed by author Dennis Lehane; Boston private investigators Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro are assigned to uncover the whereabouts of Jenna Angeline, a black cleaning woman who has stolen some private state documents. After finding her, Kenzie and Gennaro realize the hard part has just begun as they uncover secrets and a trail of violence Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-14562057549

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Title: A Drink Before the War

Publisher: U.S.A.: Harcourt

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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 extortions, assassination, and child prostitution

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As richly complex and brutal as the terrain it depicts, here is the mesmerizing, darkly original novel that heralded the arrival of Dennis Lehane, the master of the new noir—and introduced Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro, his smart and tough private investigators weaned on the blue-collar streets of Dorchester.

A cabal of powerful Boston politicians is willing to pay Kenzie and Gennaro big money for a seemingly small job: to find a missing cleaning woman who stole some secret documents. As Kenzie and Gennaro learn, however, this crime is no ordinary theft. It's about justice, about right and wrong. But in Boston, finding the truth isn't just a dirty business . . . it's deadly.

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