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Bear is broken, Lachlan Smith

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Bear is broken
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Bear is broken
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Lachlan Smith
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Bear's broken
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eng
Summary
A debut novel about a young San Francisco lawyer investigating the shooting of his older brother, a controversial defense attorney with a long list of enemies in both low and high places
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Title
Bear is broken
Creator
Summary
"Leo Maxwell grew up in the shadow of his older brother, Teddy, a successful yet reviled criminal defense attorney who racked up enemies as quickly as he racked up acquittals. As children, their father was jailed for the murder of their mother, and Teddywas left to care for Leo who tried to emulate his older brother, even following him into the legal profession. The two are at lunch one day when Teddy, supposed to give the closing argument of his current trial that afternoon, is shot: in public, in coldblood, the shooter escaping without Leo being able to identify him. As Teddy lies in a coma, Leo comes to the conclusion that the search for his brother's shooter falls upon him and him alone, as his brother's enemies were not merely the scum on the street but embedded within the police department as well. As he begins to examine the life of a brother he realizes he barely knew, Leo quickly realizes that the list of possible suspects is much larger than he could have imagined. The deeper Leo digs into Teddy's life, the more questions arise: questions about Teddy and his ex-wife, questions about the history of the Maxwell family, even questions about the murder that tore their family apart all those years ago. And somewhere, the person who shot his brother is still on the loose, and there are many who would happily kill Leo in order to keep it that way" -- Amazon.com
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Award
Shamus Award for Best First P.I. Novel, 2014.
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10167525
Cataloging source
TnLvILS
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3619.M586
LC item number
B43 2013
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
A Leo Maxwell mystery
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
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a Leo Maxwell mystery
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a Leo Maxwell mystery
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Lachlan Smith
Bear is broken, Lachlan Smith

Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, James H LarueBorrow it
      9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO, 80129, US
      39.5467303 -104.9960252
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