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Murder We Read

Murder on the Red River by Marcie R. Rendon

2022-11-30 19:00:00 2022-11-30 20:00:00 America/Chicago Murder We Read Join us for a lively discussion of Murder on the Red River by Marcie Rendon Wilmette Public Library - Auditorium

Wednesday, November 30
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-11-30 19:00:00 2022-11-30 20:00:00 America/Chicago Murder We Read Join us for a lively discussion of Murder on the Red River by Marcie Rendon Wilmette Public Library - Auditorium

Join us for a lively discussion of Murder on the Red River by Marcie Rendon

"Cash and Sheriff Wheaton make for a strange partnership. He pulled her from her mother's wrecked car when she was three. He's kept an eye out for her ever since. It's a tough place to live—northern Minnesota along the Red River. Cash navigated through foster homes, and at thirteen was working farms. She's tough as nails—Five feet two inches, blue jeans, blue jean jacket, smokes Marlboros, drinks Bud Longnecks. Makes her living driving truck. Playing pool on the side. Wheaton is big lawman type. Maybe Scandinavian stock, but darker skin than most. He wants her to take hold of her life. Get into Junior College. So there they are, staring at the dead Indian lying in the field. Soon Cash was dreaming the dead man's cheap house on the Red Lake Reservation, mother and kids waiting. She has that kind of power. That's the place to start looking. There's a long and dangerous way to go to find the men who killed him. Plus there's Jim, the married white guy. And Longbraids, the Indian guy headed for Minneapolis to join the American Indian Movement."

(Provided by the publisher)

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AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Book Group |

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Wilmette Public Library

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