Serpent gate : a Kevin Kerney novel
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New York, N.Y. : Scribner, c1998.
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314 pages : map ; 25 cm.
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IL: UG - BL: 6.1 - AR Pts: 13
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Mountainair, New Mexico. The very name conjures up the clean air, the foothills, the gorgeous mountains of the Southwest. Some would say this is God's country. It's also Kevin Kerney's, especially when crimes like rape and cop murder intrude on the outwardly idyllic natural setting.

It was opening night of the annual town rodeo six months ago when Patrolman Paul Gillespie left the calf-roping finals, headed toward the police station, and was killed by person or persons unknown. Nobody much is talking, at least not to Kerney, but Kerney suspects that one man, Robert Cordova, a schizophrenic, saw something that memorable night. Why, for instance, does Cordova seem obsessed with rape, and what about his ramblings on the subject of Serpent Gate? And what roles, if any, should the possibly imaginary Addie and veterinarian Nita Lassiter play in Kerney's investigation?

Murder and its aftermath, which are reflected on a small scale in Mountainair, play themselves out against a much glitzier backdrop in upmarket Sante Fe, where priceless art disappears from the governor's offices and a beautiful young woman dies a quick and violent de

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ISBN:
0684850761, 0684853140 (signed ed.), 067102146X (pbk.)
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Level 6.1, 13 Points

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In New Mexico, former policeman Kevin Kerney investigates the theft of millions of dollars' worth of art work from the mansion of the state governor. At the same time he has to find the killer of a patrolman.
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APA Citation (style guide)

McGarrity, M. (1998). Serpent gate: a Kevin Kerney novel. New York, N.Y.: Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

McGarrity, Michael. 1998. Serpent Gate: A Kevin Kerney Novel. New York, N.Y.: Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

McGarrity, Michael, Serpent Gate: A Kevin Kerney Novel. New York, N.Y.: Scribner, 1998.

MLA Citation (style guide)

McGarrity, Michael. Serpent Gate: A Kevin Kerney Novel. New York, N.Y.: Scribner, 1998. Print.

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