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The Long-Legged Fly, Sallis, James

The Long-Legged Fly

Authors: Sallis, James
Series: A Lew Griffin Novel
Publisher: Soho Press
BISAC/Subject: FIC062000, FIC022090, FIC049050
ISBN: 9781641291446, Related ISBNs: 1641291435, 1641291443, 9781641291439, 9781641291446
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 256
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: As much a classic detective story as it is a literary masterpiece, The Long-Legged Fly introduces us to Lew Griffin: tough, smart, and living in a corner of society where life is fought for as much as it is lived.

In steamy New Orleans, black private detective Lew Griffin has taken on a seemingly hopeless missing-person case. The trail takes him through the underbelly of the French Quarter with its bar girls, pimps, and tourist attractions. As his search leads to one violent dead end and then another, Griffin is confronted by the realization that his own life has come to resemble those of the people he is attempting to find.

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