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A time to scatter stones : a Matthew Scudder novella

Author: Lawrence Block
Publisher: Burton, MI : Subterranean Press, 2019. ©2019
Series: Matthew Scudder novel
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Well past retirement age and feeling his years--but still staying sober one day at a time--Matthew Scudder learns that alcoholics aren't the only ones who count the days since their last slip. Matt's longtime partner, Elaine, tells him of a group of former sex workers who do something similar, helping each other stay out of the life. But when one young woman describes an abusive client who's refusing to let her  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Novellas
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Block
ISBN: 1596068930 9781596068933
OCLC Number: 1044826099
Description: 153 pages ; 23 cm
Series Title: Matthew Scudder novel
Responsibility: Lawrence Block.

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Well past retirement age and feeling his years--but still staying sober one day at a time--Matthew Scudder learns that alcoholics aren't the only ones who count the days since their last slip. Matt's longtime partner, Elaine, tells him of a group of former sex workers who do something similar, helping each other stay out of the life. But when one young woman describes an abusive client who's refusing to let her quit, Elaine encourages her to get help of a different sort. The sort only Scudder can deliver.

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