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In the figure of Burke, Andrew Vachss has given contemporary crime fiction one of its most mesmerizing characters. An abused child raised in orphanages, foster homes, and prisons, Burke is a career criminal and outlaw who steals and scams for a living.
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In an Indiana mill town, the local lovers' lane has become a sniper's shooting gallery. Burke takes the prime suspect into hiding while he tries to find the real killer.