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Pale kings and princes

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Spenser novels volume 14.
New York : Delacorte Press, 1987.
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256 pages ; 24 cm.
MYSTERY Parker, R.
“Ebullient entertainment.Time

A hotshot reporter is dead. He'd gone to take a look-see at “Miami North”—little Wheaton, Massachusetts—the biggest cocaine distribution center above the Mason-Dixon line.

Did the kid die for getting too close to the truth . . . or to a sweet lady with a jealous husband?

Spenser will stop at nothing to find out.

Praise for Robert B. Parker's Spenser novels

“Like Philip Marlowe, Spenser is a man of honor in a dishonorable world. When he says he will do something, it is done. The dialogues zings, and there is plenty of action . . . but it is the moral element that sets them above most detective fiction.”Newsweek

“Crackling dialogue, plenty of action and expert writing . . . Unexpectedly literate—[Spenser is] in many respects the very exemplar of the species.”The New York Times
“They just don’t make private eyes tougher or funnier.”People
“Parker has a recorder’s ear for dialogue, an agile wit . . . and, strangely enough, a soupçon of compassion hidden under that sardonic, flip exterior.”Los Angeles Times
“A deft storyteller, a master of pace.”The Philadelphia Inquirer
“Spenser probably had more to do with changing the private eye from a coffin-chaser to a full-bodied human being than any other detective hero.”The Chicago Sun-Times
“[Spenser is] tough, intelligent, wisecracking, principled, and brave.”The New Yorker
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APA Citation (style guide)

Parker, R. B. (1987). Pale kings and princes. New York: Delacorte Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Parker, Robert B., 1932-2010. 1987. Pale Kings and Princes. New York: Delacorte Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Parker, Robert B., 1932-2010, Pale Kings and Princes. New York: Delacorte Press, 1987.

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Parker, Robert B. Pale Kings and Princes. New York: Delacorte Press, 1987. Print.

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