A Louisiana farmer is jailed for the murder, 30 years earlier of a black civil rights leader. The farmer claims he is innocent and asks Dave Robicheaux, the sheriff's deputy, to help him prove it. Not easy, as it suits a lot of people to have the case closed. By the author of Burning Angel.
Burke, James Lee, 1936- Dave Robicheaux ; 9.
Dave Robicheaux ; 9
Private investigators -- Louisiana -- New Iberia -- Fiction.
Robicheaux, Dave (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.