Fire in the Hole (Women"s West Series) by Sybil Downing

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Published by University Press of Colorado .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Strikes and lockouts,
  • American Historical Fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • Fiction,
  • Women lawyers,
  • Historical - General,
  • Colorado,
  • Historical fiction,
  • Western stories,
  • Coal mines and mining,
  • Coal Strike, Colo., 1913-1914

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8345396M
ISBN 100870815156
ISBN 109780870815157
OCLC/WorldCa228392291

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Many of his books have been made into movies, including Get Shorty and Out of Sight. The short story "Fire in the Hole," and three books, including Raylan, were the basis for the FX hit show Justified. Leonard received the Lifetime Achievement Award from PEN USA and the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America.

He died in Brand: HarperCollins Publishers. Fire in the Hole is a 60 page novel written by Elmore Leonard. Plot Overview U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens journeys back to his roots in an Eastern Kentucky coal-mining town to pursue Boyd Crowder, a white supremacist income Fire in the Hole book evader who plans to blow up a Cincinnati IRS building.

Crowder likes to shout "fire in the hole," a coal mining phrase used before exploding a charge, whenever he blows. Many of his books have been made into movies, including Get Shorty and Out of Sight. The short story "Fire in the Hole," and three books, including Raylan, were the basis for the FX hit show Justified.

Leonard received the Lifetime Achievement Award from PEN USA and the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America. He died in Raylan Givens is a fictional character created by American novelist and screenwriter Elmore Leonard.

Givens is a Deputy U.S. Marshal and initially appeared in the novels Pronto and Riding the Rap.(Pronto was adapted as a TV movie in with James LeGros as Givens.)Leonard later penned the short story "Fire in the Hole", which became the basis for the television series Justified starring.

FIRE IN THE HOLE Elmore Leonard I. They had dug coal together as young men and then lost touch over the years. Now it looked like they'd be meeting again, this time as lawman and felon, Raylan Givens and Boyd Crowder.

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Opposed by the coal companies, the union, Wall Street, and the federal government, Alex hatches a scheme involving the president to overturn martial law and settle the : Sybil Downing. Elmore John Leonard Jr. (Octo – Aug ) was an American novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter.

His earliest novels, published in the s, were Westerns, but he went on to specialize in crime fiction and suspense thrillers, many of which have been adapted into motion pictures.

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Excerpt: 'Fire in the Hole' In Leonard's first original e-book, U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens (featured in "Pronto" and "Riding the Rap") returns to the Eastern Kentucky coal-mining country of his youth.

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Any resemblance to actual events, locals, or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental/5(25). Justified, the hit series from FX, is based on Leonards character Raylan Givens, who appears in Riding the Rap, Pronto, Raylan and the short story “Fire in the Hole”. He was a recipient of the National Book Foundations Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, the Lifetime Achievement Award from PEN USA, and the Grand Master 3/5(1).

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