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The Resource The Devil's Punchbowl

The Devil's Punchbowl

Label
The Devil's Punchbowl
Title
The Devil's Punchbowl
Statement of responsibility
Greg Iles
Title variation
devils punchbowl
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The shocking new thriller from the king of southern gothic.When he was a prosecuting attorney Penn Cage sent hardened killers to death row. But it is as mayor of his hometown - Natchez, Mississippi - that Penn will face his most dangerous threat.Urged by old friends to restore the town to its former glory, Penn has ridden into office on a tide of support for change. But in its quest for new jobs and fresh money, Natchez has turned to casino gambling. Five fantastical steamboats float on the river beside the old slave market like props from Gone With the Wind. But one boat isn't like the others. Rumour has it that the Magnolia Queen has found a way to pull the big players from Las Vegas. And with them comes an unquenchable taste for one thing: blood sport, and the dark vices that go with it. When a childhood friend of Penn's who brings him evidence of these crimes is brutally murdered, the full weight of Penn's failure to protect this city hits home. So begins his quest to find the men responsible. But it's a hunt he begins alone, for the local authorities have been corrupted by the money and power of his hidden enemy. With his family's life at stake, Penn realizes his only allies in his one-man war are those bound to him by blood or honour
Member of
Summary
A deep river pit in Natchez, Mississippi, reputed to be the hiding spot for Jean Lafitte's hidden treasure and a dumping ground for numerous murder victims, becomes the site of a dangerous showdown for Penn Cage
Storyline
Pace
Writing style
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289409
Cataloging source
BT
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Iles, Greg
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Penn Cage novels
Series volume
0003
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  • Fiction
  • Suspense
  • Thriller
Target audience
adult
Label
The Devil's Punchbowl
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:d0230dcf-857e-4405-8361-92908a09d138
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780007317486
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Devil's Punchbowl
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:d0230dcf-857e-4405-8361-92908a09d138
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780007317486
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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