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The People's Police: A Novel

Norman Spinrad

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Product Details
Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9780765384270
Published:
01 Mar 2017
Publisher:
Macmillan
Dimensions:
288 pages - 210 x 140 x 18mm

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Brothel owner and entrepreneur J. B. Lafitte finds himself in a tight spot when his whorehouse in the Garden District goes into foreclosure. The fat cats responsible for the real estate collapse after Katrina didn't differentiate between social strata or vocation.

MaryLou Boudreau, aka Mama Legba, is a television star and voodoo queen with a difference. The loas really do speak through her.

In the television studio, Martin, hoping for publicity for the strike and support from the people, calls for them to make a stand against the banks, corporate fat cats, and corrupt politicians. And his question, "What will it take?", changes everything in the Big Easy.

Martin Luther Martin is a hard working New Orleans cop who has come up from the gangland of Alligator Swamp through hard work. When he has to serve his own eviction notice, he decides he's had enough and agrees to spearhead a police strike.

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