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The Resource Light of the world : a Dave Robicheaux novel, James Lee Burke

Light of the world : a Dave Robicheaux novel, James Lee Burke

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Light of the world : a Dave Robicheaux novel
Title
Light of the world : a Dave Robicheaux novel
Statement of responsibility
James Lee Burke
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Police detective Dave Robicheaux faces off with sadistic serial killer Asa Surette after Asa avoids the death penalty for murders he committed while capital punishment was banned. But when Dave's daughter Alafair writes a series of articles implicating Asa in other murders--which could get him death--he decides to escape prison and make her pay. Can Dave 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.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Spur Awards, Best Western Contemporary Novel, 2014.
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10185508
Cataloging source
DLC
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1936-
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Burke, James Lee
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
[Book 20]
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  • Robicheaux, Dave (Fictitious character)
  • Good and evil
  • Serial murderers
  • Escaped prisoners
  • Large type books
  • Kansas
Target audience
adult
Label
Light of the world : a Dave Robicheaux novel, James Lee Burke
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Book 20 of the Dave Robicheaux Novel series (series numeration from NoveList)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20085171
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
863 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410459879
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Light of the world : a Dave Robicheaux novel, James Lee Burke
Publication
Note
Book 20 of the Dave Robicheaux Novel series (series numeration from NoveList)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20085171
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
863 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410459879
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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