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The Resource Light of the world, by James Lee Burke

Light of the world, by James Lee Burke

Label
Light of the world
Title
Light of the world
Statement of responsibility
by James Lee Burke
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sadistic serial killer Asa Surette escaped the death penalty for a string of heinous murders while capital punishment was outlawed in Kansas. Dave Robicheaux's daughter Alafair wrote a series of damning articles about possible other crimes committed by Surette that could put him on death row. Now, the killer has escaped from a prison transport van and headed to Montana, where the unsuspecting Robicheaux family has gone to take in the sweet summer air
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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.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10185508
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burke, James Lee
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A Dave Robicheaux novel
Series volume
0020
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Good and evil
  • Robicheaux, Dave (Fictitious character)
  • Kansas
Target audience
adult
Label
Light of the world, by James Lee Burke
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000051616675
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
863 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410459879
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013022740
System control number
(OCoLC)844726337
Label
Light of the world, by James Lee Burke
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000051616675
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
863 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410459879
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013022740
System control number
(OCoLC)844726337

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