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Silent night: a Spenser holiday novel

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"Brann does a seamless job…Diehard Parker fans will be delighted."  -- Publishers Weekly A special treat for the holiday season -- a rumination on Christmas, family, and the meaning of home as conceived by Robert B. Parker. It's December in Boston, and Spenser is busy planning the menu for Christmas dinner when he's confronted in his office by a young boy named Slide.  Homeless and alone, Slide has found refuge with an organization named Street Business, which gives shelter and seeks job opportunities for the homeless and lost.  Slide's mentor, Jackie Alvarez, is being threatened, and Street Business is in danger of losing its tenuous foothold in the community, turning Slide and many others like him back on the street.  But it's not a simple case of intimidation -- Spenser, aided by Hawk, finds a trail that leads to a dangerous drug kingpin, whose hold on the at-risk community Street Business serves threatens not just the boys' safety and security, but their lives as well.    Unfinished at the time of his death, Silent Night was completed by Parker's longtime agent, whose decades-long association with Parker's work gives her unique insight and perspective to his voice and storytelling style.  Her contribution also speaks volumes about their enduring friendship.
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Novelist Primary ISBN9780399157882

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"Brann does a seamless job...Diehard Parker fans will be delighted." —Publishers Weekly

It's December in Boston, and Spenser is busy planning the menu for Christmas dinner when he's confronted in his office by a young boy named Slide. Homeless and alone, Slide has found refuge with an organization named Street Business, which gives shelter and seeks job opportunities for the homeless and lost.
Slide's mentor, Jackie Alvarez, is being threatened, and Street Business is in danger of losing its tenuous foothold in the community, turning Slide and many others like him back on the street. But it's not a simple case of intimidation—Spenser, aided by Hawk, finds a trail that leads to a dangerous drug kingpin, whose hold on the at-risk community Street Business serves threatens not just the boys' safety and security, but their lives as well.
Unfinished at the time of his death, Silent Night was completed by Parker's longtime agent, whose decades-long association with Parker's work gives her unique insight and perspective to his voice and storytelling style. Her contribution also speaks volumes about their enduring friendship.
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Boston (Mass.) -- Fiction
Boston (Mass.) -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD)
Christmas
Christmas stories
Downloadable audio books
Large type books
Mystery fiction
Mystery fiction -- Audiobooks (CD)
Private investigators -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Fiction
Private investigators -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD)
Spenser (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Spenser (Fictitious character) -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD)
title_displaySilent night : a Spenser holiday novel
title_fullSilent Night A Spenser Holiday Novel
Silent night : a Spenser holiday novel / Robert B. Parker ; with Helen Brann
Silent night [electronic resource] / Robert B. Parker with Helen Brann
Silent night [large print] : a Spenser holiday novel / Robert B. Parker ; with Helen Brann
Silent night [sound recording] / Robert B. Parker, with Helen Brann
title_shortSilent night
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Private investigators
Spenser (Fictitious character)