Flood (Paperback) - Vachss, Andrew H.

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In his first appearance, Burke, the hard-boiled private eye and self-appointed avenger of abused children, is hired by a beautiful woman to follow a childs murderer through the alleyways and tenements of New York City. Reprint. 25,000 first printing. Tour. *Author: Vachss, Andrew H. *Series Title: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard *Publication Date: 1998/04/01 *Number of Pages: 339 *Binding Type: Paperbound *Language: English *Depth: 0.75 *Width: 5.50 *Height: 8.00

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Publisher Random House Inc
Mfg Part# 9780679781295
SKU 30317452
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0679781293
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8H x 5.5L x 0.75T
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Andrew H. Vachss
Andrew Vachss, an attorney specializing in juvenile justice and child abuse, has written many novels featuring social vigilante, Burke, a man with a mission to put away child molesters for good. Like his ex-con hero, Vachss (pronounced "Vax") is a social crusader for the protection of children. He graduated from case Western in 1965 with a B.A. and from The New England School of Law in 1975 with a J.D. He began his first novel in 1983 when he realized the difficulties of making a living as a lawyer representing abused children. For years, Vachss wrote ideas for characters, themes, and plots on index cards, and when he finally felt he had accumulated enough, he wrote his debut novel, FLOOD. Since then, Vachss has continued his two-pronged attack against molesters, fighting in both the courtroom and on the pages of his best-selling mysteries. He has also founded "Don't! Buy! Thai!", an organization protesting child prostitution and calling for a boycott of all products from Thailand. Vachss is the author of several comic book series (some original stories, some based on his own voluminous collection of short stories) and his nonfiction has been published in numerous national publications.
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Annotation Rogue PI Burke is hired by a beautiful woman to find a child abuser so she can kill him with her own hands.
Editors Note Burke's newest client is a woman named Flood, who has the face of an angel, the body of a high-priced stripper, and the skills of a professional executioner. She wants Burke to find a monster for her - so she can kill him with her bare hands. In this thriller, Andrew Vachss's renegade private eye teams up with a lethally gifted avenger to follow a child's murderer through the catacombs of New York, where every alley is blind and the penthouses are as dangerous as the basements.
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Number of Pages 0368
Publisher Vintage Books

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