Author: Gary McKinney
Publication date : Nov 2007
Kearney Street Books
A mystery novel set in the backwoods of the Northwest in which the main protagonist is Gavin Pruitt, Willapa County Sheriff and Deadhead.
According to the publishers "Pruitt loves the Grateful Dead, but he especially loves the lyrics to their songs, using them to help him makes sense out of what can often seem a chaotic and brutal world."
Gary McKinney has been a Deadhead since May 30th, 1969, when he saw the Grateful Dead at Springer's Ballroom in Portland, Oregon.