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Heartwood / James Lee Burke.

Heartwood / James Lee Burke.
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ISBN 0385488432
Author Burke, James Lee, 1936-
Title Heartwood / James Lee Burke.
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher/Date New York : Doubleday, c1998.
Pagination etc. 341 p. ; 24 cm.
Summary Note "Heartwood is a kind of tree that grows in layers. And as Billy Bob's grandfather once told him, you do well in life by keeping the roots in a clear stream and not letting anyone taint the water for you. But in Holland's dusty little hometown of Deaf Smith, in the hill country north of Austin, local kingpin Earl Deitrich has made a fortune running roughshod and tainting anyone who stands in his way. Billy Bob has problems with Deitrich and his shamelessly callous demeanor, but can't shake th
e legacy of his passion for Deitrich's "heartbreak-beautiful" wife, Peggy Jean."--BOOK JACKET. "When Holland takes on the defense of Wilbur Pickett - a man accused of stealing an heirloom and three hundred thousand dollars in bonds from Deitrich's office - he finds himself up against not only Earl's power and influence, but also a past Billy Bob can't will away."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Detective and mystery stories.
Shelf Location F
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