The Hanged Man's Song (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Sep 28, 2004 - Fiction - 368 pages
26 Reviews
John Sandford author of the phenomenal Prey novels returns with The Hanged Man's Song.


  

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Review: The Hanged Man's Song (Kidd & LuEllen #4)

User Review  - Nancy Magee - Goodreads

Disappointing. Too much computer and not enough action Read full review

Review: The Hanged Man's Song (Kidd & LuEllen #4)

User Review  - Dennis Osborne - Goodreads

This is the 2nd book I've read in The Kidd series. This series is nowhere near as interesting as either the Lucas Davenport or Virgil Flower books, which are consistently very well done. This was a chore to get through-doubt i'll read any more in this series Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
9
Section 3
29
Section 4
42
Section 5
50
Section 6
66
Section 7
82
Section 8
99
Section 12
191
Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 17
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Section 18
284
Section 19
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Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 20
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Section 21
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About the author (2004)

"Like the best writers in this genre—Dashiell Hammett, Elmore Leonard, Ed McBain among them—John Sandford evokes his netherworld with authentic dialogue and meticulous details."—Minneapolis Star Tribune

John Sandford is the pseudonym of the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist John Camp. Camp was born in 1944 and was raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He received his B.A. in American Studies from the University of Iowa, and received his first training as a journalist and reporter when he was in Korea for 15 months working for his base paper.

After the army, Camp spent 10 months working for the Cape Girardeau Se Missourian newspaper before returning to the University of Iowa for his Masters in Journalism. From 1971 to 1978, he worked as a general assignment reporter for the Miami Herald, covering killings and drug cases, among other beats, with his colleague, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Edna Buchanan.

In 1978, Camp joined the St. Paul Pioneer Press as a features reporter. He became a daily columnist at the newspaper in 1980. In the same year, he was named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for an article he wrote on the Native American communities in Minnesota and North Dakota and their modern day social problems. In 1986, Camp won the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing for a series of articles on the farm crisis in the Midwest.

Camp has written fourteen books in the bestselling "Prey" series under the name John Sandford. The titles in this series, which features Lucas Davenport, include Rules of Prey, Shadow Prey, Eyes of Prey, Silent Prey, Winter Prey, Night Prey, Mind Prey, Sudden Prey, Secret Prey, Certain Prey, Easy Prey, Chosen Prey, Naked Prey, Broken Prey, Invisible Prey, and now, Phantom Prey.

With the "Prey" series, Sandford has displayed a brilliance of characterization and pace that has earned him wide praise and made the books national bestsellers. He has been hailed as a "born storyteller" (San Diego Tribune), his work as "the kind of trimmed-to-the-bone thriller you can't put down" (Chicago Tribune), and Davenport as "one of the most engaging (and iconoclastic) characters in contemporary fiction." (Detroit News)

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