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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher W W Norton & Co Inc
Publication date January 1, 1997
Pages 251
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780393039986
ISBN-10 0393039986
Dimensions 1 by 6.50 by 10 in.
Weight 1.25 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $24.00
§As reported by publisher
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Summary
Investigating the murder of Father George Sedgewick, from whom four thousand communion hosts were stolen, rising young assistant DA Ray Dunn becomes involved with narcotics detective Manny Manning, who is trying to uncover the source of a deadly new heroin. A first novel.
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The authenticity of George V. Higgins and the hipness of Carl Hiassen combine to galvanic effect in this debut police thriller of Boston in the sixties.

The authenticity of George V. Higgins and the hipness of Carl Hiassen combine to galvanic effect in this debut police thriller of Boston in the sixties. An urban police thriller and first novel with a differenceliterary smarts and the real inside skinny on big-city politics and crime fighting. New Year's Day, 1965. The body of Father George Sedgewick is discovered on a snow-covered runway of Logan Airport, brutally murdered. No leads. Missing: four thousand hosts, blessed by the Pope, meant to be given out to the faithful at the first English-language mass in America later that year. Assigned to the case: Ray Dunn, rising young assistant district attorney, son of a corrupt cop. In another part of the city, legendary narcotics detective Manny Manning begins a desperate search for the shadowy source of deadly new heroin hitting the streets. This time Manny is determined to reach the top, but his adversary is cunning, brutaland branching out into a strange new drug called "acid". . . These quests for a killer and a dealer will intersect, unleashing the ghosts of the past and unlocking the secrets of Boston's most powerful institutions. Authentic, knowing, bracingly cynical, Bag Men immediately launches John Flood into the first rank of America's crime writers.

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from W W Norton & Co Inc (January 1, 1997)
9780393039986 | details & prices | 251 pages | 6.50 × 10.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $24.00
About: Investigating the murder of Father George Sedgewick, from whom four thousand communion hosts were stolen, rising young assistant DA Ray Dunn becomes involved with narcotics detective Manny Manning, who is trying to uncover the source of a deadly new heroin
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9780385320009 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $9.95
About: Investigating the murder of Father George Sedgewick, from whom four thousand communion hosts were stolen, rising young assistant DA Ray Dunn becomes involved with narcotics detective Manny Manning, who is trying to uncover the source of a deadly new heroin

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