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Anthony Bamonte, 47, is sheriff of Pend Oreille County in the late 1980s. Working on a master's degree, he decides to write a history of the sheriffs that preceded him. The project leads him to an unsolved murder case that's 54 years old: the fatal shooting of a marshal in the tiny border town of Metaline Falls in 1935. The victim, a former policeman doing security work for a creamery just weeks short of his retirement, was killed during an armed robbery...
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