Tubby Meets Katrina

Author: Tony Dunbar
Publisher: NewSouth Books
ISBN: 9781603062305
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Just when he thought it was safe to come back to New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina boils up a rich gumbo of trouble for lawyer Tubby Dubonnet. He rides out the storm okay, but then the levees break, the city floods, and he ends up with thousands of other refugees in the hellish Convention Center. In the chaos, an escaped psychopath assaults and then stalks Tubby’s daughter. The police are no help, and Tubby must use his wits and his connections to protect himself and his family while trying to restore his home and help bring his beloved city back to life. The fast-paced story includes incisive vignettes of the dangerous days just after Katrina hit and of the frustrating weeks that followed.

City Of Beads

Author: Anthony P. Dunbar
Publisher: Berkley
ISBN: 9780425155783
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Bored and yearning for some excitement in his life, lawyer Tubby Dubonnet is unprepared for what happens when professional and personal business involves him with a ton of shady money and variety of disreputable people, and he is left running for his life. Reprint. AB. PW.

Night Watchman

Author: Tony Dunbar
Publisher: Booksbnimble
ISBN: 9780986178344
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Unconventional New Orleans lawyer Tubby Dubonnet finds himself caught in a twisted trip down memory lane ... When in the 1970s a young war protester is killed in broad daylight on Canal Street, it appears that his murder will be forgotten, a back page story lost in the big news of an especially violent era. But a youthful Tubby chanced to see it happen, and the tragic event haunted him throughout his life. Decades later, an established lawyer, successful enough to have time on his hands, Tubby decides to conduct his own investigations into the forgotten crime.

Flag Boy

Author: Tony Dunbar
Publisher: Anthony Dunbar
ISBN: 9780997363074
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In the tenth Tubby Dubonnet Mystery, Tubby is taking a little time off to ¿get his mind right¿ after what he sincerely hopes is the conclusion of his involvement with a band of third-generation Cuban-American revolutionaries. But trouble seems to follow Tubby, even in spiritual retreat. Time to face the music and go back to the Crescent City where a Sultan has taken up residence in the French Quarter house of Tubby¿s client. A Sultan in New Orleans? Right. What¿s Mardi Gras without a sultan?

California Blue

Author: David Klass
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 9780590466899
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When seventeen-year-old John Rodgers discovers a new subspecies of butterfly which may necessitate closing the mill where his dying father works, they find themselves on opposite sides of the environmental conflict.

Petty Crimes

Author: Gary Soto
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780152016586
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A collection of short stories about Mexican American youth growing up in California's Central Valley.

The Crime Czar

Author: Tony Dunbar
Publisher: Dell Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780440226581
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Tubby Dubonnet becomes embroiled in the most dangerous case of his career when he investigates the Boss, ruler of New Orleans's organized crime world, and teams up with Daisy, a young prostitute in search of the man who murdered her boyfriend. Original.

Drive By

Author: Lynne Ewing
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062028332
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"Jimmy always told me there were only two kinds of gangbangers: Those who were dead and those who were going to die. Joining a gang doesn't make sense to Jimmy..." Jimmy is dead now—gunned down in front of his little sister, Mina, and his brother, Tito. And Tito is left wondering: Was Jimmy in a gang after all? Ice Breaker Joe and Lamar think so. They say Jimmy was skimming their drug money. And if the missing cash isn't returned, Tito may have to pay—with his life. Some people go to the crossroads, but Tito's crossroads laid themselves down in front of him. His brother Jimmy sprawls on the sidewalk at his feet. Shot in a drive by. Now a gang claims that Jimmy was their Ace Man. They say Tito must take his place and resolve some unfinished business. They give him a gun. "You need protection. It's not safe on the street." What path will be choose at the crossroads? He knows one leads to safety and one to death . . . but which is which?

Lucky Man

Author: Tony Dunbar
Publisher: Dell Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780440226628
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Amiable New Orleans lawyer Tubby Dubonnet is headed for trouble when his favorite judge is framed for sex crimes by an unscrupulous prosecutor and his best friend begins to have girlfriend problems with his exotic dancer lover. Original.

The Storm

Author: Ivor van Heerden
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101201703
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The ultimate inside story of the Katrina tragedy?from the cofounder of the LSU Hurricane Center After warning for years about the looming threat of catastrophic flooding in New Orleans, Ivor van Heerden was one of the highest-profile media experts during the Katrina disaster. Over the following eighteen months, he was even more prominent as he challenged the official version of those events and campaigned for an engineering plan that would protect all of southeastern Louisiana, once and for all. In The Storm, van Heerden lays out in full detail the stunning incompetence among the bureaucrats, the politicians, and the Army Corps of Engineers that culminated in the catastrophe that crippled, perhaps forever, a great American city.