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No Second Wind

(1980)
(A book in the Sheriff Chick Charleston series)
A novel by

 
The temperature in Midbury, Montana, is hovering at 40 below zero, wolves are howling, and the town is smoldering with a strip-mining debate that quickly exceeds the bounds of polite discussion. The ranchers are not about to see their land destroyed, and as the miners' trailers roll into town the tension rises.

Sheriff Chick Charleston has the task of calming the hotheads on both sides and making sure the law is carried out. His earnest sidekick, Jason Beard, is back with him, but the department is short-handed and Jase is instructed to find another deputy. It says something about Charleston's problems that the likeliest candidate is bantam Ike Doolittle, up before Judge Bolster on a charge you wouldn't believe if we told you.

Ritual cattle killings and environmental strip-mining hearings pale in significance when a murder takes place at the Chicken Shack, the miners' hangout, launching Sheriff Charleston and Jase on a new mystery chase that will keep readers guessing.

 
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Used availability for A B Guthrie, Jr's No Second Wind


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Hardback Editions

January 1980 : USA Hardback
Title: NO SECOND WIND
Author(s): A B Guthrie
ISBN: 0-395-29069-4 / 978-0-395-29069-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
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Paperback Editions

October 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: No Second Wind
Author(s): A B Guthrie Jr
ISBN: 0-8032-3027-3 / 978-0-8032-3027-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bison Books
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Kindle Editions

May 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: No Second Wind (The Sheriff Chick Charleston Mysteries Book 3)
Author(s): A B Guthrie
Publisher: Open Road Media Mystery & Thriller
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