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Tishomingo Blues (Paperback)

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Daredevil Dennis Lenahan has brought his act to the Tishomingo Lodge & Casino in Tunica, Mississippidiving off an eighty-foot ladder into nine feet of water for the amusement of gamblers, gangsters, and luscious belles. His riskiest feat, however, was witnessing a Dixie-style mob execution while atop his diving platform. Robert Taylor saw the hit also. A blues-loving Detroit hustler touring the Southland in a black Jaguar, Taylor's got his own secret agenda re the "Cornbread Cosa Nostra," and he wants Dennis in on the game. But there's a lot more in Robert Taylor's pocket than a photo of his lynched great-grandfather. And high-diver Dennis could be about to take a long, fatal fallright into a mess of hoop skirts, Civil War playacting . . . and more trouble than he ever dreamed possible.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9780062009395
ISBN-10: 0062009397
Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
Publication Date: September 27th, 2010
Pages: 387
Language: English