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A Morning for Flamingos by James Lee Burke
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Jun 28, 12

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** spoiler alert ** Dave and his partner are transporting Tee Beau and Jimmy Lee Boggs to Angola prison. Jimmy Lee tricks them and kills Dave's partner and shoots Dave. Dave goes undercover to try and get Cardo (drug dealer) and to maybe get close to Boggs. Dave hooks up with Cardo through Lionel and Fotnent, two dead beats. At a drug buy Lionel and Fotnent are are going to rip off the drugs but get killed in a bust. Dave runs into old girlfriend Bootsie, and Cletus goes undercover to help him, and there is also Kim Dollinger. Dave gets close to Cardo, spending time at his house, and learn he has a disabled boy, who he treasures. Things come to a head, Boggs drowns after being shot, Dave lets Cardo and his son go free. Dave marries Bootsie and Kim and Cletus hook up.

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