Dixie City Jam by James Lee Burke

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The latest Dave Robicheaux thriller offers a look at hate crimes as Dave confronts a neo-Nazi, becomes involved in a Mafia war, and deals with a Nazi submarine buried off the Louisiana coast.

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 4, 1994 by Hyperion. 352 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Before a dramatic resolution at sea draws the threads of the plots loosely together, Dave traces an intricate course marked by ritual killings, bouts of torture, Bootsie's anxiety (from which she seeks relief in drink) and racial and gender politics within the New Orleans police force, drawing Da...

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In 1990s America, where the old evils — cattle rustlers, bank robbers, Russians, nuclear bombs — are gone or passe, he pinpoints a terror closer to home and much more real: ethnic hatreds drunkenly ferreting in every direction.

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