Cadillac Jukebox by James Lee Burke
(Dave Robicheaux Mysteries)

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Dave Robicheaux, a detective in the New Iberia, Louisiana, Sheriff's Office, becomes embroiled in a new investigation into the twenty-eight-year-old murder of a famed NAACP leader, when the man convicted of the crime asks him to prove his innocence.
 

About James Lee Burke

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James Lee Burke, a rare winner of two Edgar Awards, and named Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America, is the author of twenty-eight previous novels and two collections of short stories, including such "New York Times" bestsellers as "Swan Peak", "Tin Roof Blowdown", "Last Car to Elysian Fields" and "Crusader's Cross". He lives in Missoula, Montana, and New Iberia, Louisiana.
 
Published August 2, 1996 by Hyperion. 352 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Crime. Fiction

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Twenty-eight years after NAACP stalwart Ely Dixon was killed, KKK alumnus Aaron Crown's finally convicted of his murder--and that's just the beginning of the trouble in Dave Robicheaux's Iberia Parish (Burning Angel, 1995, etc.).

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Meanwhile, others turn the story to their own advantage: Buford LaRose, a wealthy university professor running for Louisiana governor, hopes to ride the sales of his book, pointing to Crown's guilt, to victory;

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PW gave a starred review to this story of revenge, ambition and blackmail, the ninth Dave Robicheaux mystery.

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James Lee Burke's latest has most of the ingredients readers have come to associate with his passionate Cajun detective Dave Robicheaux: lyrical descriptions of the bayou country below New Orleans, colorful characters with curious names, and spicy dialogue.

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