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A sniper appears in 1960s New Orleans, a sun-baked city of Black Panthers and other separatists. Five people have been fatally shot. When the sixth victim is killed, Lew Griffin is standing beside her. He's black and she's white, and though they are virtual strangers, it is left to Griffin to avenge her death, or at least to try and make some sense of it. His unlikely allies include a crusading black journalist, a longtime supplier of mercenary arms and troops, and bail bondsman Frankie DeNoux.Yet it is the character of Lew Griffin that takes center stage, as in each of Sallis's highly praised books. He is by now, well on the way to becoming what he will be; violent, kind, contradictory, alcoholic. Both naïve and wise, he is a man cursed by unspeakable demons. Nonetheless, he is seemingly encircled by redemptive angels, awaiting an opening.
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Grouped Work ID a473d352-4dc7-85a4-4e32-4a5dd0e0e61a
Grouping Title black hornet
Grouping Author sallis james
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-08-11 04:21:02AM
Last Indexed 2019-02-19 04:42:03AM

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auth_author2 Thomas, G. Valmont.
author Sallis, James, 1944-
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display_description In New Orleans, Lew Griffin, a black freelance investigator, goes after a black sniper terrorizing the city. He successfully accomplishes his mission with the aid of a great deal of booze, some good books and the love of a whore. By the author of The Long-Legged Fly.
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isbn 9780802776433, 9781481545082
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primary_isbn 9780802776433
publishDate 2003, 2008
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series Lew Griffin novels
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subject_facet African American police -- Fiction, Griffin, Lew (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Mystery fiction, New Orleans (La.) -- Fiction, Police -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Fiction
title_display Black hornet
title_full Black Hornet [electronic resource] / James Sallis, Black hornet / James Sallis
title_short Black hornet
topic_facet African American police, Griffin, Lew (Fictitious character), Police