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James Crumley's First Novel in Ten Years.

Detective novelist James Crumley. It's been ten years since his last book. In Crumley's fourth novel, "The Mexican Tree Duck" (Mysterious Press), redneck detective C.W. Sughrue (pronounced Shoog-rue) returns. Crumley gets a lot of materials for his novels hanging out in bars in his hometown of Missoula, Montana. Crumley has written three other detective novels.

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Other segments from the episode on October 14, 1993

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, October 14, 1993: Interview with Tim Green; Review of Garth Brook's album "In Pieces"; Interview with James Crumley; Review of Evan Parker's album "Core Sections."

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