From the author of Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter - winner of the CWA Gold Dagger Award for Best Crime Novel of the YearApril 1927. After months of rain, the Mississippi River has reached dangerous levels and the little town of Hobnob is at threat. Residents fear the levee will either explode under the pressure of the water or be blown by saboteurs from New Orleans, who wish to save their own city...
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Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0230769004
Publisher: Mantle; Main Market edition (September 26, 2013)
Publication Date: September 26, 2013
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Wonderful story, beautifully written! My father was six years old in 1927 and he vividly remembered the unending rains and the effects of the flooding in Louisiana, where he lived about a mile from the Mississippi River. There was a levee break a few...
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