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Last of the independents / Sam Wiebe.

Wiebe, Sam, author. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Creston Public Library.

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Creston Public Library FIC WIE (Text) 35140001130353 Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781459709485 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1459709489 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 331 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn Press, 2014.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Michael Drayton runs a private investigation agency in Vancouver that specializes in missing persons only, as Mike has discovered, some missing people stay with you. Still haunted by the unsolved disappearance of a young girl, Mike is hired to find the vanished son of a local junk merchant. However, he quickly discovers that the case has been damaged by a crooked private eye and dismissed by a disinterested justice system. Worse, the only viable lead involves a drug-addicted car thief with gang connections. As the stakes rise, Mike attempts to balance his search for the junk merchant's son with a more profitable case involving a necrophile and a funeral home, while simultaneously struggling to keep a disreputable psychic from bilking the mother of a missing girl.
Subject: Corruption > Fiction.
Drug abuse > Fiction.
Funeral homes > Fiction.
Gangs > Fiction.
Missing persons > Fiction.
Private investigators > Fiction
Swindlers and swindling > Fiction.
Vancouver (B.C.) > Fiction.
Genre: Canadian fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Noir fiction.
Mystery fiction, Canadian.
Noir fiction, Canadian.

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