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Purple cane road, a novel by James Lee Burke

Label
Purple cane road
Title
Purple cane road
Statement of responsibility
a novel by James Lee Burke
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Dave Robicheaux has spent his life confronting the age-old adage that the sins of the father pass on to the son. But what was his mother's legacy? Dead to him since his youth, Mae Guillory has been shuttered away in the deep recesses of Robicheaux's mind. He's lived with the fact that he would never really know what happened to the woman who left him to the devices of a whiskey-driven father. But deep down, Dave still feels the loss of his mother and knows that the infinite series of disappointments in her life could not have come to a good end. While helping out an old friend, Dave is stunned when a pimp looks at him sideways and asks if he is the son of Mae Guillory, the whore a bunch of cops murdered thirty years ago. Her body was dumped in the bayou bordering Purple Cane Road, and the cops who left her there are still on the job. Dave's search for his mother's killers leads him to the darker places in his past, and solving this case teaches him what it means to be his mother's son
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Summary
Dave Robicheaux has spent his life confronting the age-old adage that the sins of the father pass on to the son. But what was his mother's legacy? Dead to him since his youth, Mae Guillory has been shuttered away in the deep recesses of Robicheaux's mind. He's lived with the fact that he would never really know what happened to the woman who left him to the devices of a whiskey-driven father ..
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
New York Times Notable Mysteries, 2000
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
018039
Cataloging source
DLC
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1936-
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Burke, James Lee
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.U723
LC item number
P87 2000
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Dave Robicheaux novel
Series volume
Book 11]
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  • Robicheaux, Dave (Fictitious character)
  • Private investigators
  • Mothers
  • New Iberia (La.)
  • FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense
Target audience
adult
Label
Purple cane road, a novel by James Lee Burke
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Book 11 of the Dave Robicheaux Novel series (series numeration from NoveList)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20942548
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
341 pages (hardcover)
Isbn
9780385488440
Lccn
99054080
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Purple cane road, a novel by James Lee Burke
Publication
Copyright
Note
Book 11 of the Dave Robicheaux Novel series (series numeration from NoveList)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20942548
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
341 pages (hardcover)
Isbn
9780385488440
Lccn
99054080
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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