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Black Cherry Blues Summary
James Lee Burke

Everything you need to understand or teach Black Cherry Blues by James Lee Burke.

  • Black Cherry Blues Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Black Cherry Blues Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Black Cherry Blues Summary

Plot Summary

Black Cherry Blues is a novel by James Lee Burke featuring his popular character Dave Robicheaux. Dave is still reeling from the murder of his wife when an old friend enlists his help in a suspected murder case. Dave refuses his help several times, but old grievances cause him to reach out to the police in a half-hearted attempt at help. This attempt, however, proves to be dangerous for Dave's daughter when a threat is made against her life. Dave takes matters into his own hands, warning the two men off, only to leave himself vulnerable to a murder charge. Now Dave must fight for his freedom in a case he is not even sure he is completely innocent of. Black Cherry Blues is a novel of grief, of fear, and of hope that will entertain Burke newcomers and fans alike.

Dave has settled down to a normal...

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Study Pack

The Black Cherry Blues Study Pack contains about 53 pages of study material in 2 products, including:

Black Cherry Blues Study Guide

Lesson Plan

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Black Cherry Blues Lesson Plans contain 132 pages of teaching material, including:

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