The Curious Eat Themselves by John StraleyThe Curious Eat Themselves by John Straley

The Curious Eat Themselves

byJohn Straley

Mass Market Paperback | June 1, 1995

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The second book in the Cecil Younger P.I. series set in Sitka, Alaska

When Louise Root, a new client of Cecil Younger, is found murdered, the private investigator finds himself in the middle of a web of secrets and deadly repercussions—usually not found in the world of environmental politics. Not only that, it seems everyone suddenly wants Younger's help: his old friend, Doggy, the DA; his autistic roommate, Todd, whose Labrador retriever has disappeared; an image-conscious environmental activist; and even the sleazy executives of Global Mining, whose interest in the case is a more than a little suspicious.

In the midst of all this, Younger is wrecked by guilt, and his personal life is fraying as he tries to keep his drinking under control. He's got his hands full trying to juggle his lingering emotions over his ex-lover, the multiple investigations, and simply trying to stay alive.
John Straley lives in Sitka, Alaska, with his wife, a marine biologist who studies whales. He is the Shamus Award–winning author of The Angels Will Not Care, The Woman Who Married a Bear, The Curious Eat Themselves, The Music of What Happens, and Death and the Language of Happiness.
Title:The Curious Eat ThemselvesFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 6.9 × 4.2 × 0.5 inPublished:June 1, 1995Publisher:Random House Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0553568051

ISBN - 13:9780553568059

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Cecil Younger is a defense investigator working out of Sitka, Alaska. Though most of Younger's clients are defendants, this one is the victim of a crime. Louise Roots wants Younger to break through corporate cover-ups and police apathy to find evidence against the man who raped her in an isolated mining camp. Before she can tell him the details, her throat is slashed