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Train by  Pete Dexter - Stated First Edition - 2003 - from UHR Books (SKU: Pb7830)

Train

Train by  Pete Dexter - Stated First Edition - 2003 - from UHR Books (SKU: Pb7830)
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Train

by Dexter, Pete

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good/Very Good
ISBN 10
0385505914
ISBN 13
9780385505918
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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Doubleday & Company Inc., 2003 Clean and tight copy. Stated First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Synopsis

Los Angeles, 1953. Lionel Walk is a young black caddy at Brookline, the oldest, most exclusive country club in the city, where he is known by the nickname "Train." A troubled, keenly intelligent kid with no particular interest in his own prodigious talent for the game, he keeps his head down and his mouth shut as he navigates his way between the careless hostility of his "totes" and the explosive brutality of the other caddies.Miller Packard, a sergeant with the San Diego police department, first appears on the boy's horizon as a distracted gambler, bored with ordinary risks. Train names him the "Mile-Away Man" as they walk off the first tee, and even months later, when they have become partners of a sort and are winning high-stakes matches against golf hustlers all over the country, the Mile-Away Man is a puzzle to Train, remote and intimate, impulsive and thoughtful, often all at the same time.Packard is also a puzzle to Norah Still, the beautiful lone survivor of a terrifying yacht hijacking, who is both aroused and repulsed by his violent and detached manner at the crime scene. Packard himself feels no such ambiguity. He is unequivocally drawn to Norah -- and perhaps to what has happened to her -- and an odd, volatile triangle takes shape, Packard pulling the other two relentlessly into deeper water, away from what is safe. With his trademark economy of style, Dexter brings these characters to life in their most reckless, vulnerable moments, stripping away words and manners until all that is left is the basic human pulse.From the Hardcover edition.

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Details

Bookseller
UHR Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
Pb7830
Title
Train
Author
Dexter, Pete
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
Stated First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0385505914
ISBN 13
9780385505918
Publisher
Doubleday & Company Inc.
Place of Publication
New York, New York, U.S.A.
Date published
2003
Keywords
LOS ANGELES CALIF FICTION MYSTERY
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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