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Sunset and sawdust [electronic resource] : a novel / Joe R. Lansdale.

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  • ISBN: 9780307428028 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0307428028 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (280 p.)
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, 2005, c2004.

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Summary, etc.: In the middle of a cyclone, beautiful, red-haired Sunset Jones shoots her husband Pete dead when he tries to beat and rape her. To the town's general consternation, Sunset's mother-in-law arranges for her to take over from Pete as town constable. As if that weren't hard enough to swallow in depression era east Texas, Sunset actually takes the job seriously, and her investigation into a brutal double murder pulls her into a maelstrom of greed, corruption, and unspeakable malice.
Subject: Policewomen > Fiction.
Depressions > Fiction.
Texas, East > Fiction.
Race relations > Fiction.
Land tenure > Fiction.
Widows > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Electronic books.

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