[[ PDF / Epub ]] ☉ Dutch Shea, Jr. Author John Gregory Dunne – Submitalink.info

[[ PDF / Epub ]] ☉ Dutch Shea, Jr.  Author John Gregory Dunne – Submitalink.info Dunne S Bravura Plotting Asserts An Exhilarating Mastery The New York Times Book Review In John Gregory Dunne S Celebrated Third Novel, Los Angeles Based Criminal Defense Attorney Dutch Shea, Jr Struggles To Keep From Falling Apart After An Act Of Terrorist Violence Strikes His Family, The Loss Pushing Him Towards A Confrontation With His Past And Into A Mystery Involving The Death Of His Father, A Felon Who Died In Prison Set In L.A And Dunne S Hometown Of Hartford, Connecticut, The Novel Follows Shea Into A Labyrinth Of Deception, Corruption, And Criminal Malice Fighting To Keep A Host Of Disturbing Memories Tamped Down, Shea Plunges Into His Legal Work, One Embedding Him In A World Of Scammers And Burglars, Pimps And Prostitutes, Corrupt Cops And Shady Private Eyes With Unrivaled Detail And Pitch Black Humor, Dunne Takes Us Into Police Precincts And Criminal Courtrooms, Judge S Chambers And City Morgues The Novel S Deft Noir Touches Will Remind Readers Of Raymond Chandler And Dashiell Hammett, While Dunne S Command Of Legal Dynamics And Police Procedures Anticipates Fiction By Scott Turow, John Grisham And Michael Connelly Introducing A Sweeping Cast Of Two Dozen Vivid Characters, Including Shea S Sometime Girlfriend, A Judge Who Packs A Pistol Under Her Robe, Dutch Shea, Jr Is A Gripping, Bleakly Funny Exploration Of A Fallen World Through Which Its Past Haunted Hero Weaves, Beset From Within And Without, For A Series Of Fraught Days.


10 thoughts on “Dutch Shea, Jr.

  1. David Olsen David Olsen says:

    I had very different expectations for this book It was slow, and had a sort of pointless meandering plot Also, lots of antiquated racist characters Maybe these wereprevalent in the


  2. Saxon Saxon says:

    Hell, yes, Marty Cagney said So he s only thirteen, the kid, but what the hell, it s a good age to learn there s people who ll go through your pockets, you give them half a chance It s a goo


  3. Jonathan Jonathan says:

    Not sure how much I liked this It made me laugh on occasion, but cringe a lot I presume the almost never ending racist comments by a lot of the male characters who are mostly lawyers, judges or cops


  4. Kevin Kevin says:

    I can t claim that this is a great novel, so I m a little at a loss to describe the irrational pleasure it gives me, unless to ascribe it to the pleasure Dunne takes glorying in the seedy details of the mise


  5. Adam Adam says:

    A rather ridiculous tale about a downtrodden defense attorney I would never have come across this book if it weren t cited for a rather intriguing paragraph in Barbara Babcock s seminal article on public defense, Defe


  6. John John says:

    Not sure if it was my dislike for this type of lawyer or the fact that it was a bore for me was the reason for not liking it I kept putting it down saying I would not go back to it but I did go back to it over a months time I


  7. Maria Maria says:

    Um, wowie holy zowie I am surprised by how much I enjoyed this It was crazy intricate and bloody rare and not at all what I usually enjoy I ll have to read this several times over to pick up the little things I m sure I missed.


  8. Mickey Mantle Mickey Mantle says:

    InterestingI was told to read this book by a lawyerThe fixation of the lawyer with this book kind of baffles meIt is a great read..not earthshaking.


  9. Kerry Kerry says:

    Yetartistry Why does no one appreciate this man s talents The protagonist is cauterized by alcohol, death and love.


  10. Lisa Funk Lisa Funk says:

    I read this book for literature class in college early 80s and couldn t find one redeeming thing about it.


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