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By Elmore Leonard

“Leonard is tops in his field.”
New Orleans Times-Picayune

The nice Elmore Leonard, “America’s pre-eminent crime fiction author” (Chicago Tribune), takes readers again to Prohibition days within the again hills of Kentucky in a rollicking tale of weapons, greed, and illegally brewed corn liquor. The Moonshine War is a story of the chaos that ensues while a gang of urban slickers units out to scouse borrow millions of dollars-worth of home made whiskey from a hell-raising state boy—who is something however the effortless mark they have been awaiting. A rediscovered Elmore Leonard vintage, The Moonshine War is a wild experience bursting with the author’s hallmark delights: the twisty plot, the gripping suspense, the wit and, after all, the razor-sharp discussion. It’s no ask yourself that the writer of U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens—lately the famous person of the hit television sequence Justified—is continuously indexed one of the secret and crime fiction elite, together with John D. MacDonald, Dashiell Hammett, James M. Cain, and Robert Parker, and infrequently on the very best of the list.

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