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

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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, 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 forty-five novels and nearly as many western and crime short stories across his highly successful career that spanned more than six decades. Some of his bestsellers include Road Dogs, Up in Honey’s Room, The Hot Kid, Mr. Paradise, Tishomingo Blues, and the critically acclaimed collection of short stories Fire in the Hole. Many of his books have been made into movies, including Get Shorty, Out of Sight, and Rum Punch, which became Quentin Tarantino’s Jackie BrownJustified, the hit series from FX, is based on Leonard’s character Raylan Givens, who appears in Riding the Rap, Pronto, Raylan and the short story “Fire in the Hole”. He was a recipient of the National Book Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, the Lifetime Achievement Award from PEN USA, and the Grand Master Award of the Mystery Writers of America. He was known to many as the ‘Dickens of Detroit’ and was a long-time resident of the Detroit area.

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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.