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The killer is dying

by James Sallis

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Published by Walker Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby James Sallis
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3569.A462 K55 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24479118M
ISBN 109780802779458
LC Control Number2010038548
OCLC/WorldCa667609208

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Unknown to Christian, Sayles is also on the killer's trail. Meanwhile, Jimmie survives in his parents' house by selling stuff on eBay, waiting for the authorities to notice he's all alone. By the time Sayles, whose beloved wife Josie is dying, and his partner Graves, a newbie who’s so full of attitude that he spends a night in jail after running off his mouth to an impatient judge, get a line on the shooter, they’ve stumbled onto the trail of the killer they call Dollman because of the way he identifies himself to prospective.

In what is at one and the same time a coming-of-age novel, a realistic crime novel, and a novel of the contemporary Southwest, The Killer Is Dying is above all the story of three men of vastly different age and background, and of the shape their lives take against the unforgiving sunlight and sprawl of America's fifth largest city, Phoenix.

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