The Stick Game

The Stick Game

A Gabriel Du Prʹe Mystery

eBook - 2000
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Du Pre investigates a gold mining company whose pollution might be poisoning the children of a nearby reservation Something is rotten in the Fort Belknap Reservation. Life has always been tough on this barren stretch just south of the Canadian border, but now the children are dying. While playing his fiddle in a reservation bar, part-time deputy Gabriel Du Pre meets an accordionist who suspects that the children's health defects and low test scores are connected to the nearby Persephone mine. Meanwhile, Du Pre investigates the disappearance of one of the afflicted children. When the boy turns up dead, the accordionist's theory gains credence. It wouldn't be the first time that the rich men of Montana found wealth at the expense of the reservation's children.
Publisher: New York : Open Book Intergrated Media, 2000.
ISBN: 9781453246801
1453246800
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Summary: Du Pre investigates a gold mining company whose pollution might be poisoning the children of a nearby reservation Something is rotten in the Fort Belknap Reservation. Life has always been tough on this barren stretch just south of the Canadian border, but now the children are dying. While playing his fiddle in a reservation bar, part-time deputy Gabriel Du Pre meets an accordionist who suspects that the children's health defects and low test scores are connected to the nearby Persephone mine. Meanwhile, Du Pre investigates the disappearance of one of the afflicted children. When the boy turns up dead, the accordionist's theory gains credence. It wouldn't be the first time that the rich men of Montana found wealth at the expense of the reservation's children.

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