The Marauders: A Novel

The Marauders: A Novel

Tom Cooper


whilst the BP oil spill devastates the Gulf coast, those that made a residing by means of shrimping locate themselves in dire straits. For the oddballs and lowlifes who inhabit the sleepy, operating category bayou city of Jeannette,  those determined situations function the catalyst that pushes them to enact no matter what dicy schemes they could dream as much as opposite their fortunes. on the middle of all of it is Gus Lindquist, a pill-addicted, one armed treasure hunter captivated with discovering the misplaced treasure of pirate Jean Lafitte. His quest brings him into touch with a wide range of memorable characters, starting from a number of small time felony potheads vulnerable to hysterical banter, to the smooth-talking Oil corporation intermediary out to bamboozle his personal mom, to a few drug smuggling psychopath twins, to a tender guy estranged from his father due to the fact that his mom died in typhoon Katrina. because the tale progresses, those characters locate themselves on a collision direction with one another, and because the pressure and motion ramp up, it turns into transparent that no longer them all will live to tell the tale those occasions.

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