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The Resource Light of the world, James Lee Burke

Light of the world, James Lee Burke

Label
Light of the world
Title
Light of the world
Statement of responsibility
James Lee Burke
Creator
Subject
Genre
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. A summer getaway in Montana for Dave Robicheaux's family and friends is violently shattered by the arrival of serial killer and prison escapee Asa Surrette. He avoids the death penalty for murders he committed while capital punishment was banned in his home state of Kansas. 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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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.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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
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True
Series statement
A Dave Robicheaux novel
Series volume
[20]
Target audience
adult
Label
Light of the world, James Lee Burke
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5630174
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
548 pages
Isbn
9781476710761
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013008797
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn833630459
  • (OCoLC)833630459
Label
Light of the world, James Lee Burke
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
5630174
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
548 pages
Isbn
9781476710761
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013008797
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn833630459
  • (OCoLC)833630459

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