Tishomingo Blues

Tishomingo Blues

Book - 2010
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"Daredevil Dennis Lenahan has brought his act to the Tishomingo Lodge & Casino in Tunica, Mississippi--diving 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 fall--right into a mess of hoop skirts, Civil War playacting...and more trouble than he ever dreamed possible." -- p. [4] of cover.
Publisher: New York : Harper, 2010.
ISBN: 9780062009395
0062009397
Call Number: LEONARD
Characteristics: 387 p. ; 21 cm
Subjects: Mafia -- Mississippi -- Fiction.
Gambling and crime -- Mississippi -- Fiction.
Man-woman relationships -- Mississippi -- Fiction.
Daredevils -- Mississippi -- Fiction.
Mississippi -- Fiction.
Suspense fiction.
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Jul 12, 2014

Not one of his best.

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FavouriteFiction Oct 31, 2009

High diver Dennis Lenahan is drawn into a game of scams and action by Robert Taylor after they both witness a Dixie style mob hit.

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