The Moonshine War

The Moonshine War

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by Elmore Leonard
     
 

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It's Prohibition and when a big hell-raiser like Son Martin gets his mitts on something special -- namely $125,000 worth of Kentucky's finest homeboy whiskey -- no one is about to steal it. Because when it comes to fighting, shooting, and plain outsmarting the big boys, Son Martin just isn't good. He's bad. Dangerous. And deadly.

Elmore Leonard knows bad guys do bad

Overview

It's Prohibition and when a big hell-raiser like Son Martin gets his mitts on something special -- namely $125,000 worth of Kentucky's finest homeboy whiskey -- no one is about to steal it. Because when it comes to fighting, shooting, and plain outsmarting the big boys, Son Martin just isn't good. He's bad. Dangerous. And deadly.

Elmore Leonard knows bad guys do bad, and here he gives them a chance to have at it.

"Leonard...the best writer in crime fiction today." (USA Today)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781587241062
Publisher:
Cengage Gale
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Series:
Wheeler Large Print Book Series
Edition description:
Large Print
Pages:
243
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.77(d)

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Meet the Author

Elmore Leonard wrote more than forty books during his long career, including the bestsellers Raylan, Tishomingo Blues, Be Cool, Get Shorty, and Rum Punch, as well as the acclaimed collection When the Women Come Out to Dance, which was a New York Times Notable Book. Many of his books have been made into movies, including Get Shorty and Out of Sight. The short story "Fire in the Hole," and three books, including Raylan, were the basis for the FX hit show Justified. Leonard received the Lifetime Achievement Award from PEN USA and the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. He died in 2013.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Bloomfield Village, Michigan
Date of Birth:
October 11, 1925
Place of Birth:
New Orleans, Louisiana
Education:
B.Ph., University of Detroit, 1950
Website:
http://www.elmoreleonard.com/

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The Moonshine War 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The usual leonard features: Good story, funky characters, unexpected ending. Mr Leonard, you write it and I'll read it. What fun. Grandpa Bob
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Disappointing.