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The Tin Roof Blowdown 

The Tin Roof Blowdown (2007)
(Book 16 in the Robicheaux series)
A novel by James Lee Burke

 
Awards
Anthony Awards (nominee)
BCA Crime Thriller of the Year (nominee)
Dagger Awards (nominee)
In the waning days of summer, 2005, a storm with greater impact than the bomb that struck Hiroshima peels the face off southern Louisiana.

This is the gruesome reality Iberia Parish Sheriff's Detective Dave Robicheaux discovers as he is deployed to New Orleans. As James Lee Burke's new novel, The Tin Roof Blowdown, begins, Hurricane Katrina has left the commercial district and residential neighborhoods awash with looters and predators of every stripe. The power grid of the city has been destroyed, New Orleans reduced to the level of a medieval society. There is no law, no order, no sanctuary for the infirm, the helpless, and the innocent. Bodies float in the streets and lie impaled on the branches of flooded trees. In the midst of an apocalyptical nightmare, Robicheaux must find two serial rapists, a morphine-addicted priest, and a vigilante who may be more dangerous than the criminals looting the city.

In a singular style that defies genre, James Lee Burke has created a hauntingly bleak picture of life in New Orleans after Katrina. Filled with complex characters and depictions of people at both their best and worst, The Tin Roof Blowdown is not only an action-packed crime thriller, but a poignant story of courage and sacrifice that critics are already calling Burke's best work.

Genre: Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

October 2008 : Library Binding
Title: The Tin Roof Blowdown
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1439560536 / 9781439560532
Publisher:
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May 2008 : Hardback
Title: Tin Roof Blowdown, The (Large Print Book)
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1405686847 / 9781405686846 (UK edition)
Publisher: AUDIOGO
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November 2007 : Leather Bound
Title: Tin Roof Blowdown
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1873567839 / 9781873567838 (UK edition)
Publisher: Scorpion Press
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November 2007 : Hardback
Title: The Tin Roof Blowdown
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0752889168 / 9780752889160 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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July 2007 : Hardback
Title: The Tin Roof Blowdown: A Dave Robicheaux Novel
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1416548483 / 9781416548485 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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July 2007 : Hardback
Title: The Tin Roof Blowdown (Dave Robicheaux Mysteries)
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1597224847 / 9781597224840 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wheeler Publishing
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Paperback Editions

2010 : Paperback
Title: The Tin Roof Blowdown: A Dave Robicheaux Novel
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1439190178 / 9781439190173
Publisher: Pocket
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July 2008 : Paperback
Title: The Tin Roof Blowdown (Thorndike Paperback Bestsellers)
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1594132879 / 9781594132872 (USA edition)
Publisher: Large Print Press
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June 2008 : Paperback
Title: The Tin Roof Blowdown
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0753823160 / 9780753823163 (UK edition)
Publisher: Phoenix
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June 2008 : Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Tin Roof Blowdown (Robicheaux, Book 16) (Dave Robicheaux)
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1416548505 / 9781416548508 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket Books
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May 2008 : Paperback
Title: The Tin Roof Blowdown
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0752882996 / 9780752882994 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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March 2008 : Paperback
Title: The Tin Roof Blowdown
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0753823179 / 9780753823170 (UK edition)
Publisher: Phoenix
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March 2008 : Paperback
Title: The Tin Roof Blowdown
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1416584153 / 9781416584155 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon + Schuster Inc.
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July 2007 : Paperback
Title: The Tin Roof Blowdown
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0752889176 / 9780752889177 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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July 2007 : Paperback
Title: Tin Roof Blowdown
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1416552480 / 9781416552482 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Export
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Audio Editions

January 2010 : Audio CD
Title: The Tin Roof Blowdown
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1407423878 / 9781407423876 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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May 2009 : Audio CD
Title: The Tin Roof Blowdown: A Dave Robicheaux Novel (Dave Robicheaux Mysteries)
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0743582977 / 9780743582971 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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July 2007 : Audio CD
Title: The Tin Roof Blowdown: A Dave Robicheaux Novel
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0743567498 / 9780743567497 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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July 2007 : Audio CD
Title: The Tin Roof Blowdown: A Dave Robicheaux Novel (Dave Robicheaux Mysteries)
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 074356751X / 9780743567510 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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2007 : Audio CD
Title: The Tin Roof Blowdown
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1428155856 / 9781428155855 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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2007 : Audio CD
Title: The Tin Roof Blowdown
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1428155864 / 9781428155862 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

September 2008 : Kindle edition
Title: The Tin Roof Blowdown (Dave Robicheaux Book 16)
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: B002UP1SVI
Publisher: Orion
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July 2007 : Kindle edition
Title: The Tin Roof Blowdown: A Dave Robicheaux Novel
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: B000SEHKHE
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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