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Dave Robicheaux on the Purple Cane Road (edició 2001)

de James Lee Burke (Autor)

Sèrie: Dave Robicheaux (11)

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Dave Robicheaux has spent his life confronting the age-old adage that the sins of the father pass onto the son.  But what has his mother's legacy left him?  Dead to him since youth, Mae Guillory has been shuttered away in the deep recesses of Dave's mind.  He's lived with the fact that he would never really know what happened to the woman who left him to the devices of his whiskey-driven father.  But deep down, he still feels the loss of his mother and knows the infinite series of disappointments in her life could not have come to a good end. While helping out an old friend, Dave is stunned when a pimp looks at him sideways and asks him if he is Mae Guillory's boy, the whore a bunch of cops murdered 30 years ago.  The pimp goes on to insinuate that the cops who dumped her body in the bayou were on the take and continue to thrive in the New Orleans area. Dave's search for his mother's killers leads him to the darker places in his past and solving this case teaches him what it means to be his mother's son.  PURPLE CANE ROAD has the dimensions of a classic-passion, murder, and nearly heartbreaking poignancy-wrapped in a wonderfully executed plot that surpises from start to finish.… (més)
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Títol:Dave Robicheaux on the Purple Cane Road
Autors:James Lee Burke (Autor)
Informació:Orion (2013), Edition: New Ed, 448 pages
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Dave Robicheaux tracks cops who killed his mother
  ritaer | Jun 20, 2021 |
Dave Robicheaux has spent his life confronting the age-old adage that the sins of the father pass onto the son. But what has his mother's legacy left him? Dead to him since youth, Mae Guillory has been shuttered away in the deep recesses of Dave's mind. He's lived with the fact that he would never really know what happened to the woman who left him to the devices of his whiskey-driven father. But deep down, he still feels the loss of his mother and knows the infinite series of disappointments in her life could not have come to a good end.

While helping out an old friend, Dave is stunned when a pimp looks at him sideways and asks him if he is Mae Guillory's boy, the whore a bunch of cops murdered 30 years ago. The pimp goes on to insinuate that the cops who dumped her body in the bayou were on the take and continue to thrive in the New Orleans area.

Dave's search for his mother's killers leads him to the darker places in his past and solving this case teaches him what it means to be his mother's son ( )
  jepeters333 | Mar 21, 2021 |
I'm still not fully convinced I like Burke's books but this was ok. I started weak (from my point of view) but ended better. ( )
  bratell | Dec 25, 2020 |
Probably one of the better entries in the Dave Robicheaux series; I've read eight of its ten predecessors, and I'd say this one comes in second to A Stained White Radiance. Unlike some of the Robicheaux stories, the plot is comprehensible and ties itself up neatly; the villains are believable; and the hero, though constantly in danger of going over the edge, manages (with the help of his friends) to keep from messing up his own life too distressingly. Am I damning with faint praise? I admit I'm getting weary of the formula, and would like to see Dave's family, if not Dave, have the occasional shot at a carefree day or two. And a little humor would go a long way. But let's not forget the unique virtues that Burke brings the reader, which include an unusual insight into the human flaws of ordinary and not-so-ordinary people, an unmatched ability to describe the peculiar natural environment of southern Louisiana, and at the root of it all, a deep love for human beings, however bad a few of them may be. ( )
  john.cooper | Jul 7, 2020 |
This novel deals with the execution of a creole from New Iberia who is convicted of murdering the lawman who abused her and her sister. It also deals with the death of Dave's mother around 1967 or 1968. This was a good book with good editing and good character development. The storyline of Dave's mother was very interesting and I really enjoyed this book. Will have to look for more of his books on overdrive or at the library. Highly recommend this book and this author. ( )
  CrystalToller | Mar 5, 2019 |
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Dave Robicheaux has spent his life confronting the age-old adage that the sins of the father pass onto the son.  But what has his mother's legacy left him?  Dead to him since youth, Mae Guillory has been shuttered away in the deep recesses of Dave's mind.  He's lived with the fact that he would never really know what happened to the woman who left him to the devices of his whiskey-driven father.  But deep down, he still feels the loss of his mother and knows the infinite series of disappointments in her life could not have come to a good end. While helping out an old friend, Dave is stunned when a pimp looks at him sideways and asks him if he is Mae Guillory's boy, the whore a bunch of cops murdered 30 years ago.  The pimp goes on to insinuate that the cops who dumped her body in the bayou were on the take and continue to thrive in the New Orleans area. Dave's search for his mother's killers leads him to the darker places in his past and solving this case teaches him what it means to be his mother's son.  PURPLE CANE ROAD has the dimensions of a classic-passion, murder, and nearly heartbreaking poignancy-wrapped in a wonderfully executed plot that surpises from start to finish.

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