Everything you need to understand or teach The Monkey's Raincoat by Robert Crais.
The Monkey's Raincoat is the story of L.A. detective Elvis Cole, who is hired by Ellen Lang to find her husband and young son. Elvis discovers that Mort Lang has been killed by wealthy ex-bullfighter Dom Duran, because Duran believes Mort stole two kilos of cocaine. Perry, Ellen's son, is still being held hostage. Elvis tracks own the drugs and stages a raid on Duran's mansion to rescue the boy.
As the novel begins, Ellen and her friend Janet Simon come to Elvis Cole's office to hire him to find Ellen's husband Mort and her young son Perry. Mort was supposed to pick Perry up from school and never came home. Ellen knows that Mort has a girlfriend, Kimberly Marsh. Elvis begins investigating and discovers that Kimberly seems to have left town. Mort's business associate, producer Garrett Rice has not seen Mort since a Hollywood party a...
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