A Drink Before The War

By: Lehane, Dennis

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282 pages. Kenzie and Gennaro are private investigators in the blue-collar neighborhoods and ghettos of South Boston-they know it as only natives can. Working out of an old church belfry, Kenzie and Gennaro take on a seemingly simple assignment for a prominent politician: to uncover the whereabouts of Jenna Angeline, a black cleaning woman who has allegedly stolen confidential state documents. Finding Jenna, however, is easy compared to staying alive once they've got her. The investigation escalates, implicating members of Jenna's family and rival gang leaders while uncovering extortion, assassination, and child prostitution extending from bombed-out ghetto streets to the highest levels of government. A Drink Before the War, the first in Lehane's acclaimed series with Boston detectives Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro, is a remarkable debut that is at once a pulsating crime thriller and a mirror of our world, one in which the worst human horrors are found closest to home, and the most vicious obscenities are committed in the name of love.

Title: A Drink Before The War

Author: Lehane, Dennis

Categories: Hard-Boiled,

Publisher: Orlando, FL, Harcourt / A Harvest Book:

ISBN Number: 0156029022

ISBN Number 13: 9780156029025

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine. 2003

Our Product Number: 608624

Keywords: FICTION MYSTERY DETECTIVE HARD-BOILED,