From the book jacket:
Carl Webster, the hot kid of the marshals
service, is polite, respects his elders, and
can shoot a man driving away in an Essex at
four hundred yards. Carl works out of the
Tulsa, Oklahoma, federal courthouse during
the 1930s, the period of America's most
notorious bank robbers: Dillinger, Baby Face
Nelson -- those guys.....With tommy guns,
hot cars, speakeasies, cops and robbers, and
a former lawman who believes in vigilante
justice, all played out against the flapper
period of gun molls and Prohibition, The
Hot Kid is Elmore Leonard -- a true
master -- at his best.
Comment: In his 80th year, with at least 40 novels and a slew of short stories behind him, Elmore Leonard...
Blood at the Root
"A gripping, timely, and important examination of American racism."
- PW Starred Review
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