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Leonard, Elmore, 1925-
City primeval : high noon in Detroit / Elmore Leonard
Alternate Title High noon in Detroit
New York, N.Y. : HarperTorch, 2002
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PS3562.E55 C58 2002    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Murder -- Fiction
Murderers -- Fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Subject Detroit (Mich.) -- Fiction
Physical Description 336 p. ; 17 cm
Note Contains an excerpt from the author's Tishomingo blues (p. [339]-352)
"First William Morrow hardcover printing, October 1980"--t.p. verso
Summary Clement Mansell knows how easy it is to get away with murder. The seriously crazed killer is already back on the Detroit streets -- thanks to some nifty courtroom moves by his crafty looker of a lawyer -- and he's feeling invincible enough to execute a crooked Motown judge on a whim. Homicide Detective Raymond Cruz thinks the "Oklahoma Wildman" crossed the line long before this latest outrage, and he's determined to see that the hayseed psycho does not slip through the legal system's loopholes a second time. But that means a good cop is going to have to play somewhat fast and loose with the rules -- in order to maneuver Mansell into a wild Midwest showdown that he won't be walking away from

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