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Burning angel : a novel

A family in Louisiana, descendants of black sharecroppers, is being forced off its land by a shady group of developers. The land is said to contain gold. Dave Robicheaux, the local policeman, rises to the defense of the weak, risking his life in the process.

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  • "A family in Louisiana, descendants of black sharecroppers, is being forced off its land by a shady group of developers. The land is said to contain gold. Dave Robicheaux, the local policeman, rises to the defense of the weak, risking his life in the process."@en
  • "A family in Louisiana, descendants of black sharecroppers, is being forced off its land by a shady group of developers. The land is said to contain gold. Dave Robicheaux, the local policeman, rises to the defense of the weak, risking his life in the process."
  • "Politiedetective Robicheaux staat voor een raadsel wanneer een kleine straatcrimineel, na hem een dagboek gegeven te hebben, plotseling verdwijnt."
  • "Les Fontenot ont été les métayers de la famille Bertrand depuis plusieurs générations. Mais aujourd'hui, le dernier descendant de la lignée, Moleen Bertrand, a décidé de chasser les Fontenot et de passer leur habitation au bulldozer. La vieille Bertha décide de réclamer justice auprès de Dave Robicheaux. Il va découvrir les noirs secrets du passé de la Louisiane."
  • "Sonny Boy Marsallus hightails it from El Salvador and Guatemala to New Orleans where he passes a mysterious notebook to Iberia Parish's sheriff Dave Robicheaux for safekeeping."
  • "The Fontenot family has lived as sharecroppers on Bertrand land for as long as anyone in New Iberia, Louisiana, can remember. So why are they now being forced from their homes? And what does the murder of Della Landry - the girlfriend of New Orleans fixer Sonny Boy Marsallus - have to do with it? Marsallus's secrets seem tied to those of the Fontenots. But can Detective Dave Robicheaux make sense of it all before there is more bloodshed?"
  • "Sonny Boy Marsallas, a New Orleans street hustler, entrusts Detective Dave Robicheaux with a mysterious notebook, kicking off a series of violent incidents and raising questions that need answers, and fast...What did Sonny's girlfriend know that got her murdered? Why is Sonny known as Red Angel by Central American guerrillas? And what do the Mafia want with a desolate stretch of New Iberia? This time Sonny Boy may have pushed his luck with the Giacano family one deal too far. A rich, sardonic and terrifying portrayal of contemporary America with a setting which is as charged as an electric storm."
  • ""Sonny Boy Marsallas, a New Orleans street hustler, entrusts Detective Dave Robicheaux with a mysterious notebook, kicking off a series of violent incidents and raising questions that need answers, and fast ..."@en
  • ""Sonny Boy Marsallas, a New Orleans street hustler, entrusts Detective Dave Robicheaux with a mysterious notebook, kicking off a series of violent incidents and raising questions that need answers, and fast ..."
  • "The bestselling author of Dixie City Jam mesmerizes readers with another entry in his brilliant series that features Cajun detective Dave Robicheaux. Here Dave finds himself entangled with the affairs of the Fontenot family, descendants of sharecroppers who are in danger of losing the land they've lived on for more than 100 years."@en
  • "From the New York Times bestselling author James Lee Burke comes another brilliant Dave Robicheaux novel?now available in ebook?featuring the Louisiana detective in a race to solve a murder before more blood is shed. The Fontenot family has lived as sharecroppers on Bertrand land for as long as anyone can remember. So why are they now being forced from their homes? And what does the murder of Della Landry?the girlfriend of New Orleans fixer Sonny Boy Marsallus?have to do with it? Marsallus's secrets seem tied to those of the Fontenots. But can Detective Dave Robicheaux make sense of it all before more bodies drop? In James Lee Burke's intense and powerful crime novel, Robicheaux digs deep into the bad blood and dirty secrets of Louisiana's past?while confronting a ragtag alliance of local mobsters and a hired assassin. In the suspenseful series that continues to be both a critical and popular success, Burning Angel will keep you glued to the pages until the ???breathtaking finale."@en

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  • "Roman policier américain"
  • "Translations"
  • "Detective and mystery stories"@en
  • "Mystery fiction"@en
  • "Mystery fiction"
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Advance copies (Publishing)"@en
  • "Uncorrected proofs (Printing)"@en

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  • "Burning Angel : #8 Dave Robicheaux Novel"
  • "Burning angel : No.8: A Dave Robicheaux Novel"
  • "Burning angel : a Dave Robicheaux mystery"
  • "Burning angel : a novel"
  • "Burning angel : a novel"@en
  • "Le brasier de l'ange"
  • "Phlegomenos aggelos : mythistorÄ“ma"
  • "Burning Angel"@en
  • "Engel der wrake"
  • "Burning angel / Book 8"@en
  • "Flammende engel"@da
  • "Phlegomenos aggelos"
  • "L'angelo in fiamme"@it
  • "L'angelo in fiamme"
  • "Burning angel"
  • "Burning angel"@en

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