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A negro and an ofay : the tales of Elliot Caprice

Author: Danny Gardner
Publisher: Lutz, FL : Down & Out Books, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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"In 1952, after a year on the run, disgraced Chicago Police Officer Elliot Caprice wakes up in a jailhouse in St. Louis. His friends from his hometown secure his release and he returns to find the family farm in foreclosure and the man who raised him dying in a flophouse. Desperate for money, he accepts a straight job as a process server and eventually crosses paths with a powerful family from Chicago's North Shore.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Danny Gardner
ISBN: 9781943402670 1943402671
OCLC Number: 987248803
Description: 261 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Danny Gardner.

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"In 1952, after a year on the run, disgraced Chicago Police Officer Elliot Caprice wakes up in a jailhouse in St. Louis. His friends from his hometown secure his release and he returns to find the family farm in foreclosure and the man who raised him dying in a flophouse. Desperate for money, he accepts a straight job as a process server and eventually crosses paths with a powerful family from Chicago's North Shore. A captain of industry is dead, the key to his estate disappeared with the chauffeur, and soon Elliot is in up to his neck. The mixed-race son of Illinois farm country must return to the Windy City with the Chicago Police on his heels and the Syndicate at his throat"--Provided by publisher.

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