Black Cherry Blues

Black Cherry Blues

Book - 1989
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By the author of Neon Rain and Heaven's Prisoners, this is the third novel featuring ex-New Orleans cop Dave Robicheaux.
Publisher: Boston, Mass. ; Toronto : Little, Brown and Company, c1989.
ISBN: 9780316116992
Characteristics: 290 p. ;,24 cm.


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Aug 05, 2014

Though I don't usually go for deep South detective stories, I saw this on a list of best mystery novels & tried it. It was very, very good. Also poetic in an earthy way. The street talk is pretty exotic, so dialogue reads almost like a foreign language & takes a while to sink in.

Mar 07, 2013

Boring, boring - pages filled with descriptions. The plot was weak and so were the characters. I completed the book ...finally. Should have dropped it by page 50.


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FavouriteFiction Oct 31, 2009

Dave Robicheaux, a former New Orleans police detective, is pursued by a psychopath and flees his home in the Bayou to find a new life in Montana. There he finds himself right in the middle of the illegal Mafia takeover of Indian lands. As he struggles to discover the truth, he must face some hard facts about himself, especially after the reappearance of an old Cajun friend.

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