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Resurrecting Langston Blue (C. J. Floyd #4)

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Carmen Nguyen never knew her father, Langston Blue, an army sergeant presumably killed in Vietnam. Enlisting the help of Denver's CJ Floyd, a streetwise African American bail bondsman and Vietnam vet, and Flora Jean Benson, CJ's new partner, Carmen charts a course to find her father—a complex, dangerous course that untangles a decades-old mystery involving the disappearanc ...more
Hardcover, 432 pages
Published September 29th 2005 by Frog Books
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Oct 13, 2009 Mocha Girl rated it liked it
In Robert Greer's latest novel, bail bondsman CJ Floyd journeys down "Memory Lane" to revisit the atrocities of the Viet Nam conflict. CJ is retained by a recently engaged Amerasian, to locate her father, Langston Blue, who has sequestered himself in the remote hills of West Virginia after his discharge from the Army nearly 35 years before. Coincidentally, a botched assassination attempt on Blue's life forces him to Denver to attempt to locate his long-lost daughter at around the same time that ...more
Aug 11, 2014 Squeaky rated it liked it
Bail bondsman (and reluctant bounty hunter) CJ Hunter wants to know who almost killed him, and also is ferreting out the details of who is trying to kill Langston Blue. It seems to all be tied in to Langston's time in Vietnam. Not a bad story, I might have to read some more of the books in this series. This seems to be the first one, according to his website.

PICK NIT: On page 376, what is up with Jimmy Moc replacing the timing chain in the middle of some "acreage" after his little fender-bender?
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Robert Greer, author of the CJ Floyd mystery series, lives in Denver, where he is a practicing surgical pathologist, research scientist, and Professor of Pathology and Medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. He also edits the High Plains Literary Review, reviews books for National Public Radio, and raises Black Baldy cattle on his ranch near Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

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