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The Neon Rain Themes

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Themes

Alcoholism

When the novel begins, Dave is a recovering alcoholic with four years of sobriety. Despite the fact that his partner is a heavy drinker and his job brings him in contact with alcohol almost on a daily basis, Dave stays strong in his choice to avoid alcohol. Dave remembers when he was drinking heavily and he would wake up in strange places, would pass out in alleys, and would find himself robbed by the criminals he was paid to arrest. It is these memories that help Dave remain alcohol free. However, as Dave begins to investigate the death of a young woman whose body he found in a neighboring parish, bad people begin making threats against his life. A group of these people led by a possible CIA agent even attack Dave in the home of a woman he has recently met, violating his new friend and torturing...

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This section contains 933 words
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The Neon Rain from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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