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A private cathedral, James Lee Burke

Label
A private cathedral
Title
A private cathedral
Statement of responsibility
James Lee Burke
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After finding himself caught up in one of Louisiana's oldest and bloodiest family rivalries, Detective Dave Robicheaux must battle the most terrifying adversary he has ever encountered: a time-travelling superhuman assassin. The Shondell and Balangie families are long-time enemies in the New Iberia criminal underworld and show each other no mercy. Yet their youngest heirs, Johnny Shondell and Isolde Balangie, rock and roll-musician teenagers with magical voices, have fallen in love and run away after Isolde was given as a sex slave to Johnny's father. As he seeks to uncover why, Detective Dave Robicheaux gets too close to both Isolde's mother and the mistress of her father, a venomous New Orleans mafioso whose jealousy has no bounds. In retribution, he hires a mysterious assassin to go after Robicheaux and his long-time partner, Clete Purcel. This hitman is unlike any the "Bobbsey Twins from Homicide" have ever faced. He has the ability to induce horrifying hallucinations and travels on a menacing ghost ship that materializes without warning. In order to defeat him and rescue Johnny and Isolde, Robicheaux will have to overcome the demons that have tormented him throughout his adult life - alcoholism, spectres from combat in Vietnam, and painful memories of women to whom he opened his heart only to see killed. A Private Cathedral, James Lee Burke's fortieth book, is his most powerful tale, one that will captivate readers - mixing crime, romance, mythology, horror, and science fiction to produce a thrilling story about the all-consuming, all-conquering power of love
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1936-
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Burke, James Lee
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Dave Robicheaux
Series volume
23
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  • Robicheaux, Dave
  • Human trafficking
  • Assassins
  • Murder
  • Organized crime
  • Good and evil
  • Private investigators
Target audience
adult
Label
A private cathedral, James Lee Burke
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000067189704
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
589 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432879235
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
A private cathedral, James Lee Burke
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000067189704
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
589 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432879235
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print

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