By Elmore Leonard
The hero of Cat Chaser, George Moran, isn't searching for hassle yet reveals it besides whilst he lands up in mattress with the spouse of a drug-dealing mob-connected Dominican cop--vicious, macho and able to stick to George to the ends of the earth, which accordingly capability Miami.
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The clamour was so constant that silence was foreboding, and if a bus driver somehow forgot to turn on the radio, the passengers would soon remind him. The din was dissonant, a rupture, an antidote to thought. There were also those things spoken of only quietly. The priests did not use the term “Hot Balls” in public. ” It was their own coded term for the Chief, the Boss, the Butcher. ” The nickname could only be explained obliquely. It was a curse, people said, to raise a daughter in this country and ﬁnd, as she reached her teenage years, that she was blossoming into a beautiful young woman.
The convent. I’m in the Padre Arturo Educational Centre in San José de Ocoa, a town spoken of simply as Ocoa. Sister Mary Joseph Mazzerolle, known as la madre, the mother, has o¤ered me a bed in the visitors’ dorm. Mary Jo is an Acadian from Pointe-Sapin, New Brunswick, where her father was a boat builder on Miramichi Bay, a notch in the Atlantic shore cut by a punishing sea. She remembers splitting wood before dawn in the black-and-white world of the northern winter. It’s been thirty-eight years since she last saw snow.
The rebels were swiftly killed or captured, but the valiant dream of revolution, however pathetic the reality, served to solidify a middle- and upper-class resistance. Trujillo was furious to receive reports that even the children of families enriched by his regime were joining this 14th of June movement. The subsequent rash of murders, arrests and disappearances suggested a blind rage, and people wondered: might the church make some statement? It was the only institution of any power that was not utterly controlled by Trujillo.