The Last Coyote

The Last Coyote is the fourth novel by American crime author Michael Connelly, featuring the Los Angeles detective Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch.wikipedia
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It was first published in 1995 and the novel won the 1996 Dilys Award given by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association.

Michael Connelly

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The Last Coyote is the fourth novel by American crime author Michael Connelly, featuring the Los Angeles detective Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch.
Connelly went on to write three more novels about Detective Bosch — The Black Ice (1993), The Concrete Blonde (1994), and The Last Coyote (1995) — before quitting his job as a reporter to write full-time.

Harry Bosch

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The Last Coyote is the fourth novel by American crime author Michael Connelly, featuring the Los Angeles detective Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch.

Dilys Award

Independent Mystery Booksellers Association
It was first published in 1995 and the novel won the 1996 Dilys Award given by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association.

Murder book

He gets the murder book from the police archives and reviews the case.
American crime novelist Michael Connelly makes regular references to the meticulous murder books kept by LAPD detective Harry Bosch, particularly in The Black Echo, The Concrete Blonde, The Last Coyote, Trunk Music, The Closers, and The Drop.

Los Angeles

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Los Angeles detective Harry Bosch has seen and then dreamed about a lone coyote near his home in the hills near Los Angeles and discusses it during a departmental required therapy session. When he returns to Los Angeles, there are four Los Angeles Police Department cops waiting for him inside his home.

Coyote

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Los Angeles detective Harry Bosch has seen and then dreamed about a lone coyote near his home in the hills near Los Angeles and discusses it during a departmental required therapy session.

Hancock Park, Los Angeles

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The one real piece of information that Bosch gets from her is something that she did not tell the police: his mother was going to meet Arno Conklin at Hancock Park on the night of the murder.

Hit and run

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He discovers that Fox was killed in a hit and run while distributing campaign literature for Conklin.

District attorney

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Conklin had been running for District Attorney.

Florida

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Harry checks with the city offices and finds out that only one of the original investigating officers is still alive and that his retirement checks are mailed to a post office box in Florida.

Las Vegas

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On his way back to Los Angeles, he stops in Las Vegas to visit the widow of the other detective, Eno.

Los Angeles Police Department

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When he returns to Los Angeles, there are four Los Angeles Police Department cops waiting for him inside his home.

Billiard ball

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Before Mittel's enforcer can arrive, Bosch pockets a billiard ball that he hopes to use as a weapon.

Emergency department

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The police arrive, and Bosch next wakes up in the emergency room.

Library Journal

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The Library Journal said that The Last Coyote had "prose that cuts to the quick, a masterfully interwoven plot and gripping suspense".

Anthony Awards

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The Last Coyote was a nominee for the 1996 Anthony Award, the 1996 Macavity Award and the 1996 Hammett Prize.

Macavity Awards

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The Last Coyote was a nominee for the 1996 Anthony Award, the 1996 Macavity Award and the 1996 Hammett Prize.

Hammett Prize

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The Last Coyote was a nominee for the 1996 Anthony Award, the 1996 Macavity Award and the 1996 Hammett Prize.