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Light of the world, James Lee Burke

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Light of the world
Title
Light of the world
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James Lee Burke
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Language
eng
Summary
Police detective Dave Robicheaux faces off with the most diabolical villain he has ever faced in the twentieth installment of the Dave Robicheaux series. Sadistic serial killer Asa Surette avoids the death penalty for murders he committed while capital punishment was banned. But when Robicheaux's daughter Alafair writes a series of articles implicating Surrette in other murders which could get him death, he decides to escape prison and make her pay. Can Robicheaux save his daughter?
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Title
Light of the world
Creator
Summary
Sadist and serial killer Asa Surrette narrowly escaped the death penalty for the string of heinous murders he committed while capital punishment was outlawed in Kansas. But following a series of damning articles written by Dave Robicheaux's daughter Alafair about possible other crimes committed by Surette, the killer escapes from a prison transport van and heads to Montana - where an unsuspecting Dave happens to have gone to take in the sweet summer air, accompanied by Alafair, his wife Molly, faithful partner Clete, and Clete's newfound daughter, Gretchen Horowitz.
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Award
Spur Awards, Best Western Contemporary Novel, 2014.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10185508
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.U723
LC item number
L54 2013
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Dave Robicheaux novels
Series volume
20
Target audience
adult
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James Lee Burke
Light of the world, James Lee Burke

Library Locations

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      43.19289 -70.876331
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