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The Mexican Tree Duck

Authors: Crumley, James
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC022000, FIC022090, FIC022010
ISBN: 9781101971512, Related ISBNs: 0736638202, 1101971487, 1101971517, 9780736638203, 9781101971482
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 256,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: WINNER OF THE DASHIELL HAMMETT AWARD

One night up in Montana, C.W. Sughrue sets his seedy bar’s pricey jukebox in front of an oncoming freight train. When predictable results ensue, he needs to find a way to make some money and pay back the jukebox company. So even though Sughrue’s officially retired from P.I. work, he picks up one small-time case involving some kidnapped fish. That fishy trail leads to a much bigger case involving a Texas politician's kidnapped wife, a valuable piece of pre-Columbian pottery, and a single mother who packs guns and stolen goods in her infant son's diaper bag.
 
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