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- ISBN: 1505880335
- ISBN: 9781505880335
- Physical Description: 362 pages ; 22 cm.
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2015.
What happens when the profession you"ve known all your adult life threatens to kill you, yet suffocating guilt and insatiable curiosity won't let you walk away? That's pretty much what happens to Deuce Mora, a columnist for the Chicago Journal, a big-city newspaper struggling to stay solvent in a world that seems to have outgrown newspapers and left them in ruin. What Deuce digs out of her file is something that should be, at best, a human-interest story. The tale of an aging, low-level Chicago mobster living on beer, bourbon, and regret for the one mistake in his life that cost him everything. Deuce finds him in a Cicero bar late one afternoon, already drunk and resolute in his determination not to talk to her. Afraid for his safety in the boozy world he inhabits, Deuce gives him a ride home and thus seals his brutal fate. She is left with more guilt than she can shoulder, more curiosity than she can ignore, and in more danger than she can imagine. The mobster's final words to her shove her into a world of political and criminal intrigue and confront her with a horrific crime more than 50 years old that she will either solve or die in the trying.
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