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The Resource Ragtime cowboys, Loren D. Estleman

Ragtime cowboys, Loren D. Estleman

Label
Ragtime cowboys
Title
Ragtime cowboys
Statement of responsibility
Loren D. Estleman
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In prohibition-era Southern California, real life detectives Charles D. Siringo and Dashiell Hammett must solve a mystery involving a ruthless politician--Joseph P. Kennedy. With sharp dialogue and rich historical background, Ragtime Cowboys is an exciting, suspenseful tale in which the Old West and Hollywood collide. Los Angeles, 1921: Ex-Pinkerton Charlie Siringo is living in quiet retirement when Wyatt Earp knocks on his door and asks him to track down his missing horse. What begins as horse thievery turns into a deeper mystery as Siringo and another ex-Pinkerton, the young Dashiell Hammett, follow clues that take them from the streets of Los Angeles to Jack London's farm, until they discover a conspiracy masterminded by the notorious and powerful Joseph P. Kennedy. From the first page to the closing chapter, these ragtime cowboys chase the truth in Loren D. Estleman's compelling tale of the Old West and early Hollywood. "--
Summary
"In prohibition-era Southern California, real life detectives Charles D. Siringo and Dashiell Hammett must solve a mystery involving a ruthless politician--Joseph P. Kennedy. With sharp dialogue and rich historical background, Ragtime Cowboys is an exciting, suspenseful tale in which the Old West and Hollywood collide. Los Angeles, 1921: Ex-Pinkerton Charlie Siringo is living in quiet retirement when Wyatt Earp knocks on his door and asks him to track down his missing horse. What begins as horse thieveryturns into a deeper mystery as Siringo and another ex-Pinkerton, the young Dashiell Hammett, follow clues that take them from the streets of Los Angeles to Jack London's farm, until they discover a conspiracy masterminded by the notorious and powerful Joseph P. Kennedy. From the first page to the closing chapter, these ragtime cowboys chase the truth in Loren D. Estleman's compelling tale of the Old West and early Hollywood. "--
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Character
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10304552
Cataloging source
BT
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Estleman, Loren D
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Kennedy, Joseph P.
  • Earp, Wyatt
  • Hammett, Dashiell
  • Nineteen twenties
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Ragtime cowboys, Loren D. Estleman
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Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052799490
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
268 pages
Isbn
9780765334541
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Label
Ragtime cowboys, Loren D. Estleman
Publication
Note
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000052799490
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
268 pages
Isbn
9780765334541
Isbn Type
(hbk.)

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