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Motor City shakedown, D. E. Johnson

Label
Motor City shakedown
Title
Motor City shakedown
Statement of responsibility
D. E. Johnson
Creator
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Detroit, 1911. Seven months have passed since Will Anderson's friend Wesley McRae was brutally murdered and Will and the woman he loves, Elizabeth Hume, barely escaped with their lives. Will's hand, horribly disfigured from the sulfuric acid he used to help save them, causes him constant pain, forcing him into a morphine addiction. He lives for nothing except revenge against the people who contributed to Wesley's murder--first among them crime boss Vito Adamo. When Will stumbles upon the bloody body of Adamo's driver, he knows he'll be a suspect, particularly since he was spotted outside the dead man's apartment that same night. He sets out to find the killer, and the trail leads him to a vast conspiracy in an underworld populated by gangsters, union organizers, crooked cops, and lawyers. Worse, it places him directly in the middle of Detroit's first mob war. The Teamsters want a piece of Will's father's car company, Detroit Electric, and the Gianolla gang is there to be sure they get it. To save their families, Will and his ex-fiance;e Elizabeth Hume enlist the help of Detroit Police Detective Riordan, the teenage members of what will one day be known as the Purple Gang, and Vito Adamo himself. They careen from one danger to the next, surviving shootouts, kidnappings, and police brutality, while barreling toward a devastating climax readers won't soon forget"--
  • "Detroit, 1911. Will Anderson lives for nothing except revenge against the people who contributed to his friend grisly Wesley's murder--first among them crime boss Vito Adamo. When Will stumbles upon the body of Adamo's driver, he knows he'll be a suspect, particularly since he was spotted outside the dead man's apartment that same night. He sets out to find the killer, and the trail leads him to a vast conspiracy in an underworld populated by gangsters and lawyers. Worse, it places him directly in the middle of Detroit's first mob war. The Teamsters want a piece of Detroit Electric, and the Giolla gang is there to be sure they get it. To save their families, Will and his ex-fiancee Elizabeth Hume enlist the help of Detroit Police Detective Riordan, the teenage members of what will one day be known as the Purple Gang, and Vito Adamo himself. They careen from one danger to the next, leading to a shattering climax readers won't soon forget"--
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Summary
Will Anderson is wrongly accused of a murder and stumbles on a vast mafia conspiracy at the height of 1911 Detroit's first mob war, which he combats with the help of detective Riordan and the future members of the Purple Gang
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10012168
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3610.O328
LC item number
M68 2011
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Will Anderson novels
Series volume
0002
Target audience
adult
Label
Motor City shakedown, D. E. Johnson
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers/1388/2459538/image/lgcover.9780312644574.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
2011018770
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780312644574
Lccn
2011018770
Label
Motor City shakedown, D. E. Johnson
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers/1388/2459538/image/lgcover.9780312644574.jpg
Publication
Control code
2011018770
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780312644574
Lccn
2011018770

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