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Pepperfish Keys (Barrett Raines #4)

3.22 of 5 stars 3.22  ·  rating details  ·  18 ratings  ·  2 reviews
There is a Florida that has nothing to do with Disney World. Nothing to do with palm trees or Holiday Inns. Tourists are neither courted nor coddled in this Florida, and you can go a hundred miles and never find a golden arch.

So says author Darryl Wimberley, and it's a Florida he knows. He knows, too, that in towns like Pepperfish Keys, there are those who still can't bel
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Hardcover, 336 pages
Published July 10th 2007 by Minotaur Books
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Maddy
RATING: 3.0

Have you ever had the experience of reading an author's debut novel and saying to yourself, "Now, THAT'S talent!" That was my reaction to the first book in the Barrett Raines series, A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE, which I found to be a very powerful book. Wimberley unflinchingly dealt with ugly racial attitudes and complex relationships without falling into clichés. Consequently, I had high expectations for the books that followed which, unfortunately, have not been met. Initially, special
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Craig
An interesting little mystery. If your expectations are not too high you may find this book will hit the spot.
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Darryl Wimberley is a native Floridian. After high school, he entered the Air Force Academy in Colorado, graduating with a B.S. in International Affairs. While still on active duty, he attended St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas, and received an M.A. in English literature. He then earned a doctorate of philosophy from the Radio-Television-Film department at the University of Texas at Aust ...more
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