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Ticket to ride #8 / Ed Gorman.

Gorman, Edward. (Author).
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Roseau Public Library GOR (Text) 35500004646202 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781605980706
  • ISBN: 1605980706
  • Physical Description: xii, 225 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2009.

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Summary, etc.: Struggling with his father's illness and the end of a relationship, small-town Iowa lawyer Sam McCain witnesses the return of his community's first Vietnam casualty while reuniting with old friends at a Labor Day party that is shattered by a double murder.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2010 January #1
    In the eighth entry in the Sam McCain series, set in 1965 and following Fools Rush In (2007), the small-town Iowa lawyer becomes a lightning rod for animosity when he helps to organize an antiwar rally. Retired army colonel Lee Bennett is outraged at what he perceives to be the demonstrators' disrespect for the many young dead soldiers, among them his own son. When Bennett turns up murdered, suspicion falls on the rally's leader, Doran. Although McCain regards Doran as a poseur, he agrees to represent him because he knows none of the town's other lawyers will step up. When Bennett's business partner is also murdered, McCain realizes there's a lot more to the case than politics. Gorman casts a sardonic eye on characters from both sides of the political aisle even as he astutely captures the fractious era's divisiveness. Meanwhile, McCain is unafraid to go toe to toe with the town's leading citizens, many of whom he grew up with, as he digs for information. An absorbing mystery that offers an insightful portrait of small-town dynamics and plenty of deadpan humor. Copyright 2010 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Adult Mystery
McCain, Sam (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Private investigators > Iowa > Fiction.
Iowa > Fiction.
McCain, Sam (Fictional character) > Fiction.
Detectives > Iowa > Fiction.
Iowa > Fiction.
Genre: Mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery stories.
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