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Dexter, Pete

Summary: Warren Spooner is a troubled boy whose father dies shortly after he's born. When his mother marries Calmer Ottosson, a decorated Navy officer fallen from grace, Warren is saved by Calmer's inexhaustible patience. As Warren grows up, the two men forge a bond that will carry them both through the hard times ahead.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2009

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Dexter, Pete

Summary: Two brothers become involved with a sexy young woman who asks them to investigate the case of the man she loves, a man whom she has never met but who has been convicted of killing the local sheriff.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC 2012

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Dexter, Pete

Summary: The mesmerizing story of a shocking crime that eats away at the social fabric of a small town, exposing the hypocrisies of its ways and shattering the lives of its citizens.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1988

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Dexter, Pete

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2003

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Dexter, Pete

Summary: Peter and his cousin Michael are drawn into the violence of the mob in Philadelphia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1991

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Dexter, Pete

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1986

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Dexter, Pete

Summary: In the 1970s and 1980s, before he earned national acclaim for his novels, Pete Dexter was a newspaper columnist. Every week, in a few hundred words, he cut directly to the heart of the American character at a time of national turmoil and crucial change. His columns laid bare the violence, hypocrisy, and desperation he saw on the streets of Philadelphia and in the places he visited across the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2007

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Dexter, Pete

Summary: In Florida, fame-hungry journalists reopen an investigation into the murder of a county sheriff. They fabricate false evidence and save the convicted man from being executed, for which they are awarded the Pulitzer Prize. A look at what some people will do to gain fame. By the author of Paris Trout.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1995

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Dexter, Pete

Summary: Losing his father shortly after birth, Warren Spooner endures a troubled childhood and even more troubled young adulthood that is marked by his dishonorably discharged stepfather, whose inexhaustible patience is tested by the difficult Warren.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2009

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Dexter, Pete.

Summary: Now a major motion picture directed by Lee Daniels starring Matthew McConaughey, Zac Efron, David Oyelowo, and Macy Gray, with John Cusack and Nicole Kidman NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "An eerie and beautiful novel . . . Its secrets continue to reveal themselves long after the book has been finished."-- The New York Times Book Review The sun is rising over Moat County, Florida,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Publishing Group 2011

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Dexter, Pete.

Summary: The sun was rising over Moat County, Florida, when Sheriff Thurmond Call was found on the highway, gutted like an alligator. A local redneck was tried, sentenced, and set to fry. Then Ward James, a hotshot investigative reporter for the Miami Times, returns to his rural hometown with a death row femme fatale who promises him the story of the decade. She's armed with explosive evidence and aims...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio, Inc. 2012

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Summary: Two reporters from a Chicago-based tabloid, along with an "angel expert", are asked to travel to rural Iowa to investigate a claim from an old woman that she shares her motel with a real, live archangel named Michael.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2009

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Summary: A rough and vicious group of detectives stumble onto a conspiracy involving the murder of a general and a top secret nuclear program.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Home Entertainment 2004

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