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The Neon Rain Summary
James Lee Burke

Everything you need to understand or teach The Neon Rain by James Lee Burke.

  • The Neon Rain Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 The Neon Rain Lessons
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  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
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The Neon Rain Summary

Plot Summary

The Neon Rain is a Dave Robicheaux novel by James Lee Burke. In this novel, Dave finds a young girl's body while fishing in Cataouatche Parish. The investigation into this girl's death brings Dave to the attention of some very evil people, including members of the American government, who would rather kill Dave than allow him to stumble onto the real nature of their criminal endeavors. The Neon Rain is a dark and gritty detective novel that takes Dave to the edge of darkness where he nearly loses his soul, then brings him back again.

Dave visits Johnny Massina on death row the day he is scheduled to die. Johnny has asked for Dave, deciding to repay all his kindnesses in the past by telling him a rumor that has been floating around Angola. Johnny tells Dave that some very bad men want Dave dead. Dave tells his...

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