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Homer Public Library AK STRALEY YOUNGER V.7 000146868 Alaskana -- Fiction Place on copy / volume Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781616958787
  • ISBN: 1616958782
  • ISBN: 9781616958794
  • Physical Description: 241 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Soho Crime, 2018.

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"Shamus Award-winner and critical darling John Straley returns to his beloved Cecil Younger series, set in Sitka, Alaska. Criminal defense investigator Cecil Younger spends his days coaching felons on how to avoid incriminating themselves. He and his colleague have even started writing a helpful handbook with tips such as: Don't wear the tennis shoes you stole to court when the guy you stole them from will be there to testify and his name is still written inside of them. But when Cecil follows a lead from a defendant and walks out of a shady apartment complex with a suitcase containing fifty thousand dollars in cash, he suddenly finds himself in violation of one of his own rules: Nothing good comes of walking around with a lot of someone else's money. And the suitcase is only the beginning. Delivered in the form of a statement to a panel of three judges, we find a reluctant, deeply unlucky investigator who, in a single day, manages to find a deep freeze full of drug-stuffed fish, witness a murder at close range, and have his teenage daughter kidnapped and held as collateral"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: n-us-ak
FICTION / Crime
FICTION / Humorous
Kidnapping Fiction
Private investigators Fiction
Defense (Criminal procedure) Fiction
Murder Fiction
Drug traffic Fiction
Younger, Cecil (Fictitious character) Fiction
FICTION / Humorous
Sitka (Alaska) Fiction
Genre: Mystery Fiction.
Humorous fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.

Syndetic Solutions - Author Notes for ISBN Number 9781616958787
Baby's First Felony
Baby's First Felony
by Straley, John
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Baby's First Felony

A former investigator for the Public Defender of the State of Alaska, John Straley has been a horseshoer, wilderness ranger, and oral historian. He has been hit by lightning and attacked by a bear. He owns his own private investigation business and lives with his family in Sitka, Alaska. He is the author of six novels, including The Music of What Happens and Death and the language of Happiness. (Publisher Provided) John Straley was born in 1953. He received a BA in English from the University of Washington. Straley has worked as a private investigator and a staff investigator for the Alaska Public Defender. John is the award-winning author of The Curious Eat Themselves (1992) and The Woman Who Married a Bear (Shamus Award) (1993), both part of the Cecil Younger series. John's other titles in the Cecil Younger series are: Cold Water Burning (2001), The Angels Will Not Care (1998), Death and the Language of Happiness (1997), The Music of What Happens (1996) (Spotted Owl Award). Straley is also the author of The Big Both Ways (2008), The Rising and the Rain (2008) and Cold Storage, Alaska (2014). He was appointed the Writer Laureate of Alaska in 2006. (Bowker Author Biography)