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LaBrava

Author: Elmore Leonard
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2009, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Harper pbkView all editions and formats
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Joe LaBrava first fell in love with femme fatale movie queen Jean Shaw in a darkened theater when he was twelve. Now, he's finally meeting his dream woman in the flesh, albeit in a rundown Miami crisis center. Cleaned up and sober, though, she still makes LaBrava's heart race. And now that Jean is being terrorized by redneck thug Richard Nobles and his slimy Marielito partner Cundo Rey, Joe has a golden opportunity  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elmore Leonard
ISBN: 9780061767692 0061767697
OCLC Number: 319063630
Awards: Edgar Award (Best Novel), 1984
Description: 414 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Elmore Leonard.

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Joe LaBrava first fell in love with femme fatale movie queen Jean Shaw in a darkened theater when he was twelve. Now, he's finally meeting his dream woman in the flesh, albeit in a rundown Miami crisis center. Cleaned up and sober, though, she still makes LaBrava's heart race. And now that Jean is being terrorized by redneck thug Richard Nobles and his slimy Marielito partner Cundo Rey, Joe has a golden opportunity to play the hero. Or he could wind up the patsy--or dead--in the final reel.

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