Bad Chili

CD - unabridged
Audio (7 discs)
Product Number: BM016
Released: May 05, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781423384380
Narrator/s: Phil Gigante
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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Just returned home from working on an offshore oil rig, Hap Collins wants to change the way he's living, and shoot the straight and narrow. That is until the man who stole Leonard Pine's boyfriend turns up headless in a ditch and Leonard gets fingered for the murder.

Author(s): Joe R. Lansdale
Series: Hap and Leonard Series No: 4
Genre: Mystery

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Author(s): Joe R. Lansdale
Product Number EB00171456
Released: Dec 30, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307776501

Professional reviews

"Narrator Phil Gigante takes to Lansdale's fourth "Hap and Leonard" novel like a rabid squirrel to Hap Collins's arm. While Hap is in the hospital being treated for rabies, his best friend, the tough, black, gay Leonard, is suffering a different kind of convalescence. On the lam from the police, he's suspected of beheading a leather-clad biker. The plot involves gay-bashing, pornography, and a uniquely greasy business scam featuring bad chili. Gigante so effectively takes on Hap's narrative voice and the voices of the other characters that the story, as beautifully told as any by Lansdale, comes alive like a movie between the listener's ears. Gigante's evocations of Lansdale's characters are so clear, distinct, and colorful that the attributions "he said" and "she said" are unnecessary and distracting. Listeners will, by turns, be moved and tickled by a story that has a memorable and spicy aftertaste. S.E.S. (c) AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine"

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