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Devils of Bakersfield

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ISBN-10: 1933648295

ISBN-13: 9781933648293

Edition: 2008

Authors: John Shannon

List price: $25.00
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The latest Jack Liffey thriller, set amidst the strange and violent streets of Bakersfield.The seemingly sleepy oil town of Bakersfield in the farmlands of the San Joaquin Valley offers Jack Liffey and his daughter Maeve a bizarre, increasingly dark alternative to Los Angeles. Long suspicious of outsiders, the town has made a grim history of its prejudice against Okies, then blacks, then labor organizers, and now it has cast its demon fears on rebellious teen girls alleged to be Satanists. Hysteria reigns as the town mounts a mammoth book burning. When the police start rounding up young troublemakers unsympathetic to the evangelical cause, Maeve disappears. As a thick fog envelopes…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Publication date: 4/17/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

John Shannon is one of Americarsquo;s leading writers of neo-noir. His Jack Liffey series of novels is one of the most critically praised mystery series in the genre and includes Terminal Island , Dangerous Games , The Dark Streets , The Devils of Bakersfield , and Palos Verdes Blue . Shannon lives in Los Angeles.