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Moth (Paperback)

James Sallis

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Paperback. One of the very few lights from Lew Griffin's dark and violent past has flickered out. His one-time lover, La Verne Adams is dead - and her daughter, Alouette, has vanished into a seamy, d.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 258 pages. 0.250. Bookseller Inventory # 9781842437001

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Title: Moth (Paperback)

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

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Lew Griffin has quit the detective business and withdrawn to the safety of his old home in New Orleans' Garden District, where he copes with his past by transforming it into fiction. Following the death of a close friend, he returns to the streets-- not only the urban ones he has conquered but also those of the rural South that he escaped long ago-- to search for the runaway daughter he didn't know that his friend had. Griffin discovers that we rarely know anyone, even those closest to us. And he now finds that he must also face two things he most fears: memories of his parents and his own relationship with his now-vanished son.
"Moth" is expansive, bursting with marvelous scenes and unforgettable characters, filled at once with the matter-of-fact violence of daily life and with redeeming human compassion.

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JAMES SALLIS is the author of the Lew Griffin novels and over a dozen other books, including the biography Chester Himes, a New York Times Notable Book. He has been shortlisted for the Edgar, Shamus, Nebula, Anthony, and Gold Dagger awards. He lives in Phoenix, Arizona.

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