A Morning for Flamingos

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Orion Publishing Group, Limited, 2005 - Detective and mystery stories - 378 pages
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"A routine assignment transporting two death-row prisoners to their executions goes fatally wrong, leaving Dave Robicheaux brutally wounded and his partner dead. Obsessed with revenge, Dave is persuaded by the DEA to go undercover into the torrid sleepy depths of New Orleans, a volatile world of Mafia drug-running and Cajun voodoo magic. He becomes irrevocably snarled in the nightmarish web surrounding Mafia don Tony Cardo and must put himself against his own worst fears in order to survive."--Provided by publisher.

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User Review  - TobinElliott - LibraryThing

A little bit of diminishing returns from the fourth Robicheaux book. I just wish Burke would decide to either have him be a cop or not be one. I've kinda lost count how many times he's been on and off ... Read full review

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User Review  - john.cooper - LibraryThing

After the emotional wringer of Heaven's Prisoners and the extreme stress of Black Cherry Blues, the previous two books in the Dave Robicheaux series, I was prepared for this one to go to some pretty ... Read full review

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About the author (2005)

James Lee Burke is the author of many previous novels, several featuring Detective Dave Robicheaux. He won the EDGAR AWARD in 1998 for CIMARRON ROSE, while BLACK CHERRY BLUES won the EDGAR in 1990 and SUNSET LIMITED was awarded the CWA GOLD DAGGER in 1998. He lives with his wife, Pearl, in Missoula, Montana and New Iberia, Louisiana.

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