Rescue by Jeremiah Healy
A John Cuddy Mystery

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Synopsis

When ten-year-old Eddie Haldon's sister dies, John Cuddy promises to protect the boy, until young Eddie suddenly disappears, forcing John to begin what may be a wild goose chase through a world of greed and madness. Tour.
 

About Jeremiah Healy

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Healy is a graduate of harvard of law school. He won the Shamus award for the Staked Goat, and has been nominated 5 additional times for the best novel and 5 times for best short story.
 
Published March 1, 1995 by Atria Books. 368 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The day after John Francis Cuddy stops to help a birthmarked kid named Eddie Haldon and his uneasy companion, Melinda, change a flat tire en route from New Hampshire to Boston, a floater off South Boston shows every sign of being Melinda, with no sign of Eddie at all.

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Without missing a beat, Cuddy takes up the case, finds the boy's uptight religious parents and finds also a scary Southerner who may have killed the girl and who seems obsessed with a tub-thumping religious evangelist based in the Florida Keys.

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The Sydney Morning Herald

(Herzog warned him at the outset that he would have to eat maggots and Bale was apparently keen - looking forward to the protein, I imagine.) The film makes little direct comment about the politics of the American war in Vietnam, or the secret war in Laos, but it begins with slow-motion Defence ...

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Common Sense Media

Our star rating assesses the media's overall quality.Find out more Parents need to know that Madera & Figaro in The Rescue of Ginger is a cute interactive story about a monkey-and-frog superhero duo who rescue a lost kitten.

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Common Sense Media

Our star rating assesses the media's overall quality.Find out more Parents need to know that Thomas & Friends: Misty Island Rescue for iPad is an interactive ebook that retells the story of the Thomas the Tank Engine movie of the same name.

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Common Sense Media

You will not only customize your fairy's look, but choose her special skill as well -- are you a water fairy, an animal fairy, a tinker fairy, or some other sort?

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Searching through different habitats to find the lost animals is a great premise for a Diego game -- and even the Mega Bloks license is used well, providing neat construction elements for the game.

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