Detective Dave Robicheaux first met Desmond Cormier on the backstreets of New Orleans. He was a young pretender who dreamt of stardom whilst Robicheaux had his path all figured out. Now, twenty-five years later, their roles have reversed. When Robicheaux knocks on Cormier's door, he sees a successful Hollywood director. It seems dreams can come true. But so can nightmares. A young woman has been crucified, wearing only a small chain on her ankle, and all the evidence points to Cormier. Robicheaux wants to believe his old friend wouldn't be capable of such a crime - but Cormier's silence is deafening. And he isn't the only ghost from Robicheaux's past which comes back to haunt him...
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Detective Dave Robicheaux travels to the mountains of Montana to help his best friend and unearths a larger plot that threatens them both. Oil speculator Weldon Sonnier is the patriarch of a troubled family intimately bound to the CIA, the Mob, and the Klan. Now, the murder of a cop and a bizarre assassination attempt pull Detective Dave Robicheaux into the Sonniers’ hellish world of madness, murder, and incest. But Robicheaux has devils of his own—and they may just destroy the tormented investigator and the two people he holds most dear.
Part One : Music in African Life : "African and African American Lamellophones : history, typology, nomenclature, performers and intracultural concepts (G. Kubik), "West Africa : when the xylophone speaks" (H. A. Maxwell); "African traditional musical instruments in Neo-African Idioms and contexts (A. Euba); "Ritual, Lore and Music in the Pre-Islamic Vai Funerary Sequence (L. P. Monts); The Fulbe Fiddle in the Gambia : a Symbol of Ethnic Identity (J. Cogdell) etc. Part Two : Africa and the Diaspora : Cross-cultural Influences : "The lyre of the Arab gulf : historical Roots, geographical links and the local context" (A. Jihad Racy), The Voice of Ginen : drums in Haitian Religion, history and identity" (V. Simmons); The African Legacy : the use of music and musical instruments in the Candomblé Religion of Salvador da Bahia, Brazil) etc. (source : http://home.pi.be/~tor-4879/instrument539.htm).
Dave Robicheaux was once a Louisiana homicide cop. Now he's trying to start a new life, opening up a fishing business and caring for his adopted girl, Alafair. Compared to Louisiana, Robicheaux thought Montana would be safe--until two Native American activists suddenly go missing. When Robicheaux begins investigating, he is led into the dark world of the Mafia and oil companies. At the same time, someone from his past comes back to haunt him. Someone who was responsible for Robicheaux's flight from New Orleans--someone who brutally murdered his wife--and now is after young Alafair ... Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Novel, BLACK CHERRY BLUES spans from the mystical streets of New Orleans to the endless mountains of Montana, and ranks among James Lee Burke's finest work--an enduring classic , darkly beautiful and thrilling.
A history and discography of the American Music label.