The Resource Done for a dime, David Corbett, (electronic resource)

Done for a dime, David Corbett, (electronic resource)

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Done for a dime
Title
Done for a dime
Statement of responsibility
David Corbett
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A saxophonist's murder is only the first shot fired in a citywide war All great blues musicians chase something. Raymond "Strong" Carlisle calls it "the deep sweet"-that perfect note that always seems to sit just out of reach. For decades he has made crowds swing, made women smile, and earned the respect of some of the greats. But as long as he strained for the deep sweet, nothing he did with his baritone sax seemed to matter. Chasing that fantasy has led him here, to lie in the rain beneath a sycamore, counting his bullet holes as he dies. The detective on the scene is Dennis Murchison, a white cop who has seen too many murders to be shocked by a dead blues man. As he eliminates possible suspects, he's left to decide between a lowlife drug pusher and Toby Marchand-Strong Carlisle's son. As the city heaves into violent frenzy, Murchison finds that answers hover like the deep sweet: just out of reach
Summary
Detective Dennis Murchison investigates two suspects in the murder of a legendary blues musician, unaware that the real killers have become involved in a deadly real-estate development scheme
Theme
Award
New York Times Notable Mysteries, 2003
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122290
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1953-
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Corbett, David
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • African American men
  • Blues musicians
  • Police
  • California, Northern
Target audience
adult
Label
Done for a dime, David Corbett, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11551837
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453253373
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11551837
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Done for a dime, David Corbett, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11551837
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453253373
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11551837
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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